loretta lynn

Features

How Consumerism Devoured The Workin’ Man Blues

How did the genre transform from working class catharsis to an corporate marketing campaign for a certain version of the American dream?
Amy McCarthy
7.21.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Covers, Classics, and Tributes: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean reviews releases from Gary Lucas, Del McCoury, Jimi Hendrix, Willie Nelson, and Loretta Lynn.
Robert Christgau
4.22.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Country Icons Willie Nelson and Loretta Lynn Duet on "Lay Me Down"

The two old-time country icons take the stage together for the first time in 30 years to bring this dusky meditation on the great hereafter to life.
Kim Kelly
3.23.16
Interviews

Country Icon Loretta Lynn Is Still a Mountain Girl

We sat down with the coal miner's daughter herself to talk about her new album, her new American Masters documentary, stick'n'poke tattoos, and heartbreak.
Kim Kelly
3.4.16
Premieres

Watch a Clip from Loretta Lynn's American Masters Documentary, 'Still a Mountain Girl'

The Queen of Country Music has a new documentary and a new album dropping on March 4, and we've got a taste of both right here.
Kim Kelly
2.10.16
Interviews

Kentucky Country Queen Angaleena Presley is a Loretta Lynn for the Weed Generation

How a coal miner's daughter is lighting a fire up under Nashville's ass with her progressive views, traditionalist sound, and wicked sense of humor.
Kim Kelly
5.14.15
Op-Eds

Miranda Lambert Rules, but It'll Take More Than a Grammy to End Country Music's Sexism Problem

This is why it's more important now than ever to support the strong women holding it down in a bro-dominated modern country culture.
2.15.15
Objectively Correct Lists

So Lonesome I Could Cry: Twelve of the Saddest Classic Country Love Songs

Lovesick blues.
Kim Kelly
2.14.15