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.
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”
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