Tagged: Butcher Holler

Loretta Lynn is Still Woman Enough to be the Queen of Country Music. Photo by Russ Harrington.

Loretta Lynn is still woman enough to release new album in March 2021

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Still Woman Enough, Loretta Lynn’s new studio album on Friday, March 19, 2021.  The American music icon’s 50th studio album (excluding her 10 studio duet collaborations with Conway Twitty), Still Woman Enough celebrates women in country music. From her homage to the originators,...

Loretta Lynn statue added to Ryman Auditorium

Ryman Auditorium unveiled the latest addition to its Icon Walk this morning with a statue honoring American music icon Loretta Lynn. The detailed bronze likeness was added to the permanent outdoor exhibition on the historic venue’s grounds ensuring the profound musical innovator and country music trailblazer will forever remain part of the Soul of...

Musical heritage of the Commonwealth spotlighted in new map

Kentucky’s rich and varied musical heritage is highlighted and celebrated in the 2020-2021 Official Highway Map of the Bluegrass State. “Music is part of life in Kentucky and crosses many genres,” Gov. Andy Beshear said. “By the same token, our official highway map is much more than a display of...

September releases of Kentucky music albums

Kentucky music artists have been in full swing in releasing new albums this fall.  It is no exception that each has their own personal touch that highlights the best music from our state.  The interesting thing is that each of these albums have a totally different sound from one another,...

Herman Webb passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Photo courtesy of Phelps-Son Funeral Home.

Memorial service planned for Herman Webb

On early Saturday morning, Herman Webb passed away after a serious illness at the age of 83. Born September 3, 1934 in Johnson County, Kentucky, Webb was the son of the late Melvin “Ted” Webb and Clara Marie (Ramey) Webb. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death...

Loretta Lynn to receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Kentucky country music legend, Loretta Lynn, will be honored in a special ceremony for the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.  The Butcher Holler native will be among the selected honorees alongside Leonard Cohen, Bobby Darin, David “Honeyboy” Edwards, Michael Jackson, André Previn, and Clark Terry.  Country music legendary producer, Harold Bradley, will be honored...