Loretta Lynn receives musical tribute
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Loretta Lynn receives musical tribute

Thursday, September 2, 2010 – After 50 years in the music biz, Loretta Lynn is getting the tribute treatment with Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire and Alan Jackson among those helping out.

"Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute To Loretta Lynn" will be out on Nov. 9 on Sony.

Lynn personally chose the artists, who also include Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle, Faith Hill, Kid Rock, Martina McBride, Allison Moorer, Paramore, Carrie Underwood, The White Stripes, Lucinda Williams, Gretchen Wilson and Lee Ann Womack.

"I am so happy that these singers wanted to do this record," said Lynn on her web site. "I love 'em all, and it was so great to hear all the different ways they did my hits. I hope people like it as much as I do and we sell a bunch of records."


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