Put simply, Loretta Lynn is the "Queen of Country Music." The just-turned-74 singer occupies rarefied air in the pantheon of country musicians, and deservedly so. She's enjoyed a slew of chart-topping hits since the early '60s, including "Don't Come Home A- Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)," "One's on the Way," "Rated X," and, of course, "Coal Miner's Daughter." She's revered not only for her terrific music, her vivid and authentic storytelling, and her one-of-a-kind voice — a sepia-toned, clarion marvel, all at once feisty, resolute, world-weary, and optimistic — but for writing and singing about philandering, abusive men, and the women who weren't gonna take that crap no more, which turned her into a feminist icon, even for the nominally... More >>>