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Loretta Lynn Announces Release Date for New Album, Still Woman Enough

Loretta Lynn Announces Release Date for New Album, Still Woman Enough

Country music icon Loretta Lynn is getting ready to release her 50th studio album, Still Woman Enough, Friday March 19th, 2021. The new project celebrates women in country music as Loretta pays tribute to the founding mothers, while singing new interpretations of her songs along side current female country music hit makers. Loretta says, “I am just…MORE

Photo Gallery: Inside Loretta Lynn’s New Hall of Fame Exhibit as Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves & Margo Price Honor the Icon

Photo Gallery: Inside Loretta Lynn’s New Hall of Fame Exhibit as Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves & Margo Price Honor the Icon

Family, friends, colleagues and industry insiders gathered at the Country Music Hall of Fame last night (Aug. 22) to celebrate Loretta Lynn’s new exhibit, Loretta Lynn: Blue Kentucky Girl. Although Loretta was not present—she hasn’t made a public appearance since suffering a stroke in May—artists Margo Price, Brandy Clark and Kacey Musgraves stepped onto the stage…MORE

In Honor of Loretta Lynn’s 85th Birthday, We’ve Got 8.5 of Her Best Songs That Prove She’s the Baddest Woman in Country Music History

In Honor of Loretta Lynn’s 85th Birthday, We’ve Got 8.5 of Her Best Songs That Prove She’s the Baddest Woman in Country Music History

Few country music artists can claim a career spanning 50-plus years, but golden gal Loretta Lynn sure can. Since releasing her debut album, Loretta Lynn Sings, in 1963, the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” has been hard at work for more than a half-century doing what she loves: making music. Loretta’s songs about the domestic hardships of…MORE

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Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

When you’re getting a permanent addition to you body, you want to make sure it means something, right?

Michael Ray has several tattoos, but each one has a personal connection to his life, “All my tattoos are either family based, religious based, or music based.”

He shares the story of one of his tattoos that honors his late grandmother, “So, my grandma, Penny, she passed away a couple of years ago, and I have a tattoo memory of my grandfather, and I wanted a tattoo for her. Her nickname was Penny, and I got a penny with my Grandmother’s birth year, 1942, on the date, on the inside of my arm.”

If he could change one thing about the tattoo…it would just be WHEN he got it. Turns out Michael got it on a show day, and it being on his arm, well, Michael admits “I started playing guitar that night…for the show, and it hurt like hell.”

But even with that night of pain Michael proudly says “it’s probably my favorite tattoo.”

 

Photo Credit: Sean Hagwell