Tag Archives: Appalachia

Loretta Lynn: My Story in My Words set to premiere February 27 on PBS

Loretta Lynn playing guitar as she celebrates 50 years since Coal Miner's Daughter song was released. Photo by David McClister.

It is hard to imagine that 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” the Loretta Lynn song that became a book, a feature film, and an indelible part of popular culture. Like so many other songs written by Lynn, the lyrics told the story of her life and spoke to women who struggled …

Tiffany Williams reveals her musical talents with “If It Wasn’t”

Just as a creek flows through the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky, Tiffany Williams’ vocals delicately intertwine with a guitar through her newest single, “If It Wasn’t.”  During this round, Williams teams up with Jonathan Dean with an everlasting blend of vocals and lyrics. With “If It Wasn’t,” Tiffany Williams and Jonathan Dean excel at telling …