Album: Various artists, Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn (Sony)
Sunday 09 January 2011
Just one small part of the Loretta synergy that's cracklin' on a variety of media platforms in 2011: a 12-track symposium, no less, on the multifarious ways in which America's finest don't do Loretta anything like as well as Loretta did herself; from Gretchen Wilson, via Lee Ann Womack to the White Stripes and Kid Rock, Steve Earle and Lucinda Williams.
And it's OK, I suppose, but a dollar'll getcha five you're more likely to be listening to Eilen Jewell's Butcher Holler album in a year's time.
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Review: Cilla, ITV TV
To mark Tolstoy's 186th birthdaybooks
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Thailand deaths: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 2 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 3 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
- 4 John Travolta addresses former pilot's gay romance allegations publicly for the first time
- 5 Kanye West stops concert after two fans don't stand up - doesn't realise one is in wheelchair and the other disabled
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly