Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 115 - Loretta Lynn vs the Hyden widows
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Brian and Murdock pay tribute to Loretta Lynn by digging into one of the forgotten stories from Coal Miner’s Daughter that illustrates the Country Queen’s unflappable determination and straight-talking reputation.

SHOW NOTES:

Songs used in this episode: Loretta Lynn – “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “As Soon as I Hang Up the Phone,” “Fist City”; Tom T. Hall – “Trip to Hyden”

Coal Miner’s Daughter: https://www.amazon.com/Coal-Miners-Daughter-Loretta-Lynn/dp/1538701715/ref=asc_df_1538701715/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loretta_Lynn

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%27m_a_Honky_Tonk_Girl

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wilburn_Brothers

https://www.msha.gov/1969-%E2%80%93-federal-coal-mine-health-and-safety-act-passed

https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/lynn-sues-to-reclaim-copyrights-1427044/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_mining

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Creek_mine_disaster

https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/2020/12/23/families-of-finley-hurricane-creek-mine-disaster-victims-still-hurting/3812001001/

https://www.theclio.com/tour/1098/1

George Vecsey’s blog: https://www.georgevecsey.com/home/50th-anniversary-of-horror

The George Vecsey Obit: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/05/arts/music/loretta-lynn-coal-miners-daughter.html

Archived Billboard Magazine article from 1971: https://books.google.com/books?id=_QgEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA8&lpg=PA8&dq=Louisville+Hyden+KY+Benefit+Freedom+Hall+artist+lineup&source=bl&ots=MAijmqUbfk&sig=ACfU3U0su-SfDLhCHTJQS8UUcj1pbhcOCA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjyjOT7wNb6AhX6kokEHXX0BBYQ6AF6BAgiEAM#v=onepage&q=Louisville%20Hyden%20KY%20Benefit%20Freedom%20Hall%20artist%20lineup&f=false