March 29th: On This Day

On this day in 1971, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn teamed up for the most popular song in the country with “After The Fire Is Gone.” The song was released as the only single from the LP We Only Make Believe. “After The Fire Is Gone” ¬†was the first number one on the U.S. country chart for Lynn and Twitty as a duo.


September 25th: On This Day

On this day in 1962, Loretta Lynn joined the Grand Ole Opry. After she joined, Lynn’s song “Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin” went to No 1 and became one of the first albums by a female country artist to reach sales of 500,000 copies. She would become a pioneer in the industry, selling over 45 million records worldwide. Lynn was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988, and was the first female country artist to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1977.[


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