On February 12, 1963, the Texan hitmaker recorded the signature track that became his first No.1 and attracted the attention of The Beatles.
Combine an earnestly backwoods twang with potent, economical songwriting, the country songwriter is among the finest the genre has ever produced.
'Dear Uncle Sam' became Loretta's seventh Top 10 country hit and, significantly, the first that she wrote herself.
The film explores the remarkable life and career of the singer-songwriter and boasts archival and new interviews with Lynn, alongside classic performances.
The single entered the country chart on January 23, 1982 to become the 67th appearance there by one of the genre's true greats.
The original LP came out in the first week of 1971, following the appearance of its memorable title song.
The prolific filmmaker also oversaw the ‘Up’ series, ‘Nell,’ and the Sting documentary, ‘Bring on The Night.’
Ten years into her chart career, the self-taught singer, songwriter and guitarist took a number about her own life to No.1.
On November 28, 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.
The producer of Patsy Cline’s timeless hits and songs by Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells, Brenda Lee and many other greats was born on October 21, 1915.
The coal miner's daughter was 25 years old when she made her first appearance on the celebrated show and brodcast.
Continuing Loretta's bold habit of saying the unsayable, ‘Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ On Your Mind)’ was a landmark song in country music.
Were the censors right? These banned songs caused controversy at the time, but they ultimately beat the authorities, earning their place in music history.
It was not so much 'I Just Called To Say I Love You' as the opposite, on the melodramatic 'As Soon As I Hang Up The Phone.'