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Loretta Lynn Suffers A Stroke At Home
The country music legend is expected to make a full recovery, her website says.
Tami Chappell / Reuters
PBS Documentary on Loretta Lynn Recounts the Debt Modern Country Music Owes to 'Fist City'
Writer, Bob Dylan fan, memorized every line in 'Casablanca'
Loretta Lynn won America's affection with the 1980 film
Coal Miner's Daughter
. Now the producers of a new PBS documentary want her to also score a little more of America's admiration.
Almost Everyone Was Wrong About 'Hee Haw'
Country music musician, performer and television personality
was a concept that nobody (including myself) thought would ever succeed. Some feared the proposed television program would set the burgeoning country music industry back 25 years.
Dog Ears Music: 'They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore' Playlist
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin
Producer extraordinaire (Ramone) and acclaimed singer-songwrit...
This week's playlist features music from The Civil Wars, LL Cool J, Sly & the Family Stone, John Prine, and more.
Carlene Carter and the Unbroken Circle
If there's a better hardcore country record in 2014 than Carlene Carter's Carter Girl, I haven't heard it.
The Quirkiest Country Music Song Titles
Writer, Parade.com columnist and author, 'My City, My New York...
Some of the greatest storytellers have been country music artists. Think about Patsy Cline's "Crazy" and "I Fall to Pieces," or Hank Williams' "Your Cheating Heart," and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry."
Requiem For A Heavyweight: Merle Haggard
President, News and Guts Media
I subscribe to the old theory that if you really want to know what's going on in our United States -- if you want to understand the hearts and minds of a large segment of America at any given moment -- listen to country music and you'll know.
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