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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 …

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

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

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, Mother Maybelle Carter and the …

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 Nashville. Created as a way …

Kentucky natives Loretta Lynn and Josh Osborne awarded for songwriting

Loretta Lynn with Kid Rock at the NSAI Songwriter Awards on September 17, 2019. Kid Rock presented Loretta wiht the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award. Credit: Jason Kempin / Getty Images for NSAI

Tuesday night at the Ryman Auditorium, Loretta Lynn was awarded the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nashville Songwriter Association International (NSAI). Additional honorees will include the 2019 “Song of the Year,” “Songwriter of the Year,” “Songwriter-Artist of the Year” and NSAI’s coveted “10 Songs I Wish I’d Written,” which are chosen by Nashville’s …