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Why Loretta Lynn is the “Female Hank Williams” of Country Music

More than six decades after the iconic singer-songwriter’s voice first hit the airwaves, her prolific and truthful songs remain as relevant as ever.

Loretta Lynn with her husband Oliver “Mooney” Lynn at home, ca. 1965. Photo: Les Leverett, Grand Ole Opry

“I put my whole heart and soul and body into my writing. I wrote about how I feel and what I am. I guess when




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Holley Snaith

Holley Snaith

Holley is a historian specializing in 20th century political, entertainment, and music history. Visit to learn more.

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