'Loretta Lynn Celebrated by George Strait, Brandi Carlile, Tanya

by George Strait, Brandi Carlile, Tanya

4 at

the age of 90, Loretta Lynn said that to make it, “You have to be different, great

Time and

time again during Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration of the Life and Music of

30) from

Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry and aired live on CMT, viewers were reminded that Lynn sold

As a

very emotional Faith Hill said, “she didn’t just push boundaries, she shredded them

Also, via

video, Kacey Musgraves laughed about being a 9-year old performing such feisty, grown-up tunes as “

”  (A number

of other artists, including Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire also weighed in via video

1, “Don’t

Come Home a Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ On Your Mind)

Though Lynn

was country through and through, she was “so much bigger than any genre,” noted Sheryl

No more

was that more evident than in 2004, when Lynn released Van Lear Rose, produced by the

She also

introduced a video, recorded during the making of Van Lear Rose, of Lynn singing “Whispering

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