Country music legend Loretta Lynn was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama on Wednesday (11/20) during a ceremony held at the White House.The award is the the highest civilian honor in the nation and is presented to people who have made “especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.”“Loretta Lynn was 19 the first time she won big at...Read Full Story
I thought we’d share a little country music this week, focusing on the ladies.
Today’s selection: Loretta Lynn.
Loretta Lynn (née Webb; born April 14, 1932) is a previously chart-topping, multiple-gold-album selling American country-music singer-songwriter whose work has spanned more than 40 years. She has received numerous awards and other accolades for her pioneering, groundbreaking role in modern country music and her documentation of and contributions to American culture. She has also...Read Full Story
Loretta Lynn hit the grounds of the White House today looking pretty damn fierce.
The 81-year-old living legend is in the nation's capital today to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honour, from President Obama. The prestigious award is presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.
At...Read Full Story
John Glenn, Gene Autry, Tommy Dorsey, even Loretta Lynn and I have a common background.
We all learned responsibility and rewards are not easy.
And that cash flow doesn’t mean you are wealthy.
And that swindling a newspaper can be profitable – for a while.
I sold Grit newspapers when I was a pup. I’m pretty sure I was seduced by one of their ubiquitous ads appearing in the comic books I always was buying.
That kid in the image could have been me, right down to the plaid shirt and toe-head...Read Full Story
Loretta Lynn has postponed two upcoming shows in Iowa due to exhaustion.The news was revealed in a statement that was posted to the singer’s website earlier today.Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn postpones Iowa shows after a grueling Canadian tour. Lynn’s representative stated “Lynn started feeling poorly midway through her three week tour. Loretta is a pro and wants to give her fans the best show possible. She felt she Physically was unable to do that.” Lynn is taking some much needed time...Read Full Story
Loretta Lynn Wall
A zine about Loretta Lynn, with news, pictures, and articles.