On 28 November 1964, Willie made a new career breakthrough with the accolade of a debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry.
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A tribute to the famed Nashville institution that's as old as what we call country music itself.
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.'
Starring Megan Hilty as Cline and Jessie Mueller as Lynn, the film is due to debut in October.
The event takes place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on 17 September.
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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.