Tagged: Loretta Lynn

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 postpones album and cancels tour

Kentucky music legend, Loretta Lynn, has posted an update on her Facebook page today in regards to her health, new music, and future music plans.  Her album, Wouldn’t It Be Great, was to be released on August 18th, but has been moved back.  The album was produced by John Carter Cash...

Kentucky music women to be featured in new book

Woman Walk the Line – How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives At a time when women’s lives have never been more public, more debated, more celebrated and in many ways, more scrutinized, Woman Walk The Line: How the Women of Country Changed Our Lives arrives. A collection...

Loretta Lynn reflecting in between songs at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.

Country music legend Loretta Lynn suffers stroke

Loretta Lynn – photo by Jessica Blankenship Bray Kentucky country music native, Loretta Lynn, suffered a stroke on Thursday, May 4th.  According to her website, she is expected to make a full recovery.  She recently celebrated her 85th birthday with two sold out concerts at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville....

Loretta Lynn to release new album in 2017

Kentucky country music fans will be excited to hear that Loretta Lynn will be releasing a new album.  “Wouldn’t It Be Great,” the new album from Loretta Lynn, highlights The Queen of Country Music’s original songwriting, as sharp as ever since her early days as a musical trailblazer in the...

Crystal Gayle to be highlighted on The Big Interview

Loretta Lynn with Crystal Gayle It seems as though 2017 is the year of Crystal Gayle.  With her recent induction into the Grand Ole Opry, as well as being featured on several tributes, she has been gaining attention in a positive way.  Fans can watch her on AXS TV on...

Loretta Lynn honored at Pre-Grammy event

Photo: David McClister Saturday night, country music legend, Loretta Lynn was honored by the Americana Music Association as a salute to her living legend status.  Quite a few artists were on hand to sing in tribute to Loretta Lynn at the Troubadour in Los Angeles.   About two dozen music...

Country Music Hall of Fame to honor Loretta Lynn with special exhibit

Country Music Hall of Fame member, Loretta Lynn, will soon be getting her own exhibit on display. The exhibit will showcase Loretta Lynn’s artifacts, costumes, and personal items from six decades in the music business.  It will open on August 25, 2017 and be on display through June 2018. “I...

Sturgill Simpson and Loretta Lynn receive multiple Grammy nominations

  Kentucky native, Sturgill Simpson. Photo via Sturgill Simpson Facebook. Kentucky natives, Loretta Lynn and Sturgill Simpson have been recognized with the list of nominees for the 2017 Grammy Music Awards.  Most notably, Sturgill Simpson is the only country artist in the overall Album of the Year category for his...

Kentucky stars shined bright on CMA Awards

Kentucky stars shined bright on CMA Awards

Chris Stapleton at CMA Awards. Photo by Erika Goldring/FilmMagic If you noticed carefully throughout the night, several Kentucky country music stars were featured on the CMA Award 50th anniversary broadcast.  Here are a few of those highlights:   Keith Whitley Remembered Twice During Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s melody of...