Loretta Lynn's younger sister was in the form of her life when she unveiled her fifth studio album 'When I Dream.'
'Come And Get These Memories' embodied the Berry Gordy had been looking for.
From original rebels such as Hank Williams, to genre-defying country heroes the likes of Willie Nelson, these are the icons who paved the way for Americana.
The film will depict the relationship which began in the late 1950s, when Cline was already a star and Lynn was setting out on her epic career path.
As Patsy Cline’s most successful musical disciple and dear friend, no person was better suited to record a tribute to the country legend than Loretta Lynn.
From subversive subject matter to affairs of the heart, the best female songwriters are often the most insightful, as this list proves.
On 12 February 1963, theTexan hitmaker recorded the signature track that became his first No. 1 and attracted the attention of The Beatles.
'Dear Uncle Sam' became Loretta's seventh top ten country hit and, significantly, the first that she wrote herself.
The single entered the country chart on 23 January 1982 to become the 67th appearance there by one of the genre's true greats.
Kacey Musgraves, Jack White, Keith Urban and more will play Loretta Lynn: An All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert in Nashville.
Ten years into her chart career, the self-taught singer, songwriter and guitarist took a number about her own life to No. 1.
On 28 November 1964, Willie made a new career breakthrough with the accolade of a debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry.
Country trailblazer Lynn's self-composed song eloquently exposed the hypocrisy often shown to divorced women.
Here are uDiscover Music’s 15 Best Birthday Songs to soundtrack the frenzied unwrapping of presents and the consumption of way too much cake and booze.
Were the censors right? These banned songs caused controversy at the time, but they ultimately beat the authorities, earning their place in music history.