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Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn (née Webb; April 14, 1932 – October 4, 2022) was an American country music singer and songwriter. In a career spanning six decades, Lynn released multiple gold albums. She had numerous hits such as: "Hey Loretta", "The Pill", "Blue Kentucky Girl", "Love Is the Foundation", "You're Lookin' at Country", "You Ain't Woman Enough", "I'm a Honky Tonk Girl", "Don't Come Home A-Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)", "One's on the Way", "Fist City", and "Coal Miner's Daughter". The 1980 musical film Coal Miner's Daughter was based on her life.

Lynn received many awards and other accolades for her groundbreaking role in country music, including awards from both the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music as a duet partner and an individual artist. She was nominated 18 times for a Grammy Award and won three times. As of 2022, Lynn was the most awarded female country recording artist and the only female ACM Artist of the Decade (the 1970s). Lynn scored 24 No. 1 hit singles and 11 number-one albums. She ended 57 years of touring on the road after she suffered a stroke in 2017 and broke her hip in 2018.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 14, 1935 (Butcher Hollow), Died October 4, 2022 (Hurricane Mills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1961 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 346 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 120010 3/6/1968 Blue steel Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120011 3/6/1968 My love Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120012 3/6/1968 My angel mother Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120013 3/6/1968 Stop Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120014 3/6/1968 My life story Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120015 3/6/1968 Gonna pack my troubles Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120016 3/6/1968 The darkest day Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120017 3/6/1968 Whispering sea Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120018 3/6/1968 New rainbow Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120019 3/6/1968 Heartaches meet Mr. Blues Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120020 3/13/1968 Honky tonk gal Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 120021 3/13/1968 Darlin' don't Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 123075 8/21/1970 Just a little talk with Jesus Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 123076 8/21/1970 Six feet of sod Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 123077 8/21/1970 I feel like traveling on Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca 124016 1/19/1972 While he's making love Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 11704 9/8/1961 Success Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 11705 9/8/1961 The girl that I am now Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 11706 9/8/1961 Get set for a heartache Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 11707 9/8/1961 I walked away from the wreck Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 11878 2/5/1962 World of forgotten people Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 11879 2/5/1962 Before I'm over you Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 11880 2/5/1962 A hundred proof heartache Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 12319 1/9/1963 The other woman Loretta Lynn vocalist  
Decca NA 12320 1/9/1963 Who'll help me get over you Loretta Lynn vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 346 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lynn, Loretta," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328637.

Lynn, Loretta. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328637.

"Lynn, Loretta." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328637

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