I can't remember exactly how many times I saw Loretta Lynn live back in the day, though I do remember the first time: a Teamsters-sponsored WPLO Shower of Stars at...
Long before Carrie Underwood was singing about taking a Louisville slugger to a dude's headlights and Miranda Lambert was wailing about a special delivery of gunpowder and lead, Loretta Lynn was raising a ruckus with her own defiant lyrics. And she wasn't just warning a tomcatting husband with songs like "Don't Come...
Loretta Lynn was born 80 years ago today. Here she is with one of her fabulous early songs, "Fist City." Note how she pronounces the word "hair" when she sings...
The Coal Miner's Daughter has her lucky 13th career ACM trophy. Loretta Lynn has been honored with the Crystal Milestone Award for the 2015 ACMs, as revealed in a list of off-camera winners released today. The recognition is given in honor of her illustrious, 50-year career in which she has blazed...
Plus: Preview a never-before-heard cover of Loretta Lynn's "Rated X".
The latest installment of Third Man's Vault subscription series is centered around country icon Loretta Lynn. They're releasing a deluxe edition vinyl reissue of her 2004 Jack White-produced album Van Lear Rose, a 7" featuring two White Stripes covers of Lynn's songs, and a whole lot more. Show More Summary
As Loretta Lynn sang it, we’ve come a long way, baby. And when we’re talking about the delivery room, this statement is especially true. Giving birth has come changed A LOT over the years (and it hasn't always been pretty), but there are a few areas we can’t wait to see improved. Show More Summary
Chances are you age determines how well you remember the movie Coal Miner's Daughter. If you were still in high school or college at the time, the biopic about the life of Loretta Lynn was something you parents went to see on "Date Night" while you stayed home and watched Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley and Three's …
President Obama might have a few celebrity pals, but let’s get something straight: His inner circle of top officials does not include the star of “Two and a Half Men.” Nor The Coal Miner’s Daughter. People keep confusing Ashton Carter, the new defense secretary, for hunky actor Ashton Kutcher. And not just regular folks scanning […]
Senate Republicans on Thursday delayed a committee vote on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch for two weeks, provoking outrage from Democrats who said her nomination has been pending “longer than any modern attorney general nominee.”
Austin City Limits has announced thier newest class of ACL Hall of Fame inductees. The five legendary artists being honored are Western swing institution Asleep at the Wheel, country trailblazer Loretta Lynn, songwriting legend Guy Clark, master accordionist Flaco Jiménez and the legendary Townes Van Zandt. The announcement was made yesterday evening by ACL Executive [...]
Tomorrow night, two nights after he brought Loretta Lynn and the Raconteurs to the stage in Nashville, Jack White will headline Madison Square Garden. Run The Jewels will open. And for those of us who aren’t anywhere new New York, White will offer a live recording of the album on Pandora, streaming it live and [...]
Last night, Jack White played a big show at Bridgestone Arena, in his adapted hometown of Nashville, and he brought some surprises. During the encore, he reunited with the Raconteurs, his band with Brendan Benson, and they played the Raconteurs songs “Salute Your Solution” and “Steady As She Goes.” He also brought out the country [...]
Blue Christmas by Loretta Lynn.
Sturgill Simpson will be featured on a special episode of Austin City Limits this weekend. ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014 features lots of talent both old (Loretta Lynn, Robert Plant & Patti Griffin), new (The Milk Carton Kids, St. Paul & The Broken Bones), and in-between (Jason Isbell), but it’s going to be hard [...]
We note to the now-homonym phobic Breitbart editors that even Pravda issued corrections back in the day, but on the bright side, at least the Breitbartians didn’t confuse Loretta Lynch for Loretta Lynn, or for Loretta Young, for that...Show More Summary
Just think, right now, Loretta Lynn is at home in Hurricane Mills outside Nashville reading poorly spelled emails calling her a commie traitor ACORN loving Black Panther. Also, thanks to John Oliver, I know that this exists: THE SALMON CANNON.
Loretta Lynn has signed a multi-album deal with Legacy Recordings — a division of Sony Music. Although Legacy generally focuses on “greatest hits” albums, Loretta’s new albums will feature plenty of new material. As reported by Rolling Stone, Loretta Lynn has been composing and recording new music for the last seven years. Show More Summary
The United States has a new Attorney General, and her name is Loretta Lynch. No, not Loretta Lynn — and not that Loretta Lynch, either. Since Loretta Lynch’s nomination, and subsequent appointment, to the office of Attorney General, it seems confusion has reigned. Show More Summary
Loretta Lynn signed a multi-album deal with Legacy Recordings. The first album is slated for release in 2015. Lynn has been working with daughter Patsy L. Russell and John Carter Cash at the Cash Cabin Studio “on a project that travels...Show More Summary