Queen of Country Music Loretta Lynn Dies At 90

An American Original – Loretta Lynn, known to almost everyone as the “Coal Miner’s Daughter”, died today October 4th at the age of 90. With a career that spanned six decades, Lynn notched hits that include “You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man)”, “Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind)”, “One’s on the Way”, “Fist City”, and “Coal Miner’s Daughter”. Lynn gained a whole new generation of fans with her 2004 release Van Lear Rose thanks in part to Jack White, who both produced and performed on the album. 

Along with Dolly Parton, Lynn was the true Queen of Country Music and Americana, and her contributions are currently heard by artists like Margo Price, Brandi Carlile, and Tanya Tucker.

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