Loretta Lynn

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Hear Loretta Lynn Cover A 150-Year-Old Civil War Song ‘Take Your Guns And Go, John’

This October, ATO Records will release a Civil War-inspired double album titled Divided & United. The LP will feature songs from Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Old Crow Medicine Show, A.A. Bondy, Taj Mahal, T. Bone Burnett, Steve Earle, and Lee Ann Womack, among others.

07/24/2013

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Murder Ballads: When Women Take The Lead

In recent years, murder ballads have taken on a whole new context, with women in the starring roles. Examples include songs by the Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, Reba, Carrie Underwood, and Miranda Lambert.

06/08/2013

Jack White

Meet Nashville Resident Jack White

The 2012 GRAMMY nominee and cofounder of the White Stripes is also a devout country music fan.

12/11/2012

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Zooey Deschanel To Play ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ On Broadway

Loretta Lynn made a special announcement during her performance at the Grand Ole Opry this week.

05/11/2012

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RIP Levon Helm of The Band

Levon Helm, drummer and vocalist of country-rooted rock group The Band and occasional actor (Coal Miner’s Daughter), lost his decade-long battle with cancer today at the age of 71.

04/19/2012

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