The breathtaking depth of the country star's catalogue means that distilling his finest work into a single playlist is a tall order.
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The endless romantic allure of The Great American Songbook has attracted wonderful country covers by the likes of Patsy Cline and Willie Nelson.
The Liberty Records single only reached No. 25, but the composition was another important addition to Willie's expanding songbook.
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.
The single comes ahead of Lynn’s forthcoming memoir, “Me & Patsy Kickin’ Up Dust”, which pays tribute to her late friend and fellow country music icon.
'Me & Patsy: Kickin' Up Dust' is published in the US on 7 April by Grand Central Publishing.
'Patsy Cline Showcase' featured her hits ‘I Fall To Pieces’ and ‘Crazy' as well as covers of Bob Wills and Cole Porter.
Tragically, the country queen was killed in a plane crash near Camden, Tennessee on 5 March 1963.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
The Recording Academy has inducted 26 more iconic recordings into its Grammy Hall of Fame including Elton John, Patsy Cline and Public Enemy.
Tragically, Patsy wasn't around to see 'When You Need A Laugh' debut on the country chart on 11 January 1964.
'Heartaches' was one of only two 45s to make the British chart before the country queen passed away in 1963.
On 28 November 1964, Willie made a new career breakthrough with the accolade of a debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry.
Hank's posthumous country No. 1 of 1953 got a soulful makeover from The Genius.
The new release continues a busy period in the lead-up to the singer and writer's 2020 debut album.