Lane visits KCRW, CBS
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
– Nikki Lane will appear on KCRW's "Morning Becomes Eclectic" this Friday, April 28.
Lane, who released "Highway Queen" earlier this year, will perform two tracks from the disc on CBS This Morning Saturday at Loretta Lynn's home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
Lynn joins Lane for a very special duet of her 1966 hit song "Don't Come Home a Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind)," of which Lynn has recorded a new version for her upcoming album "Wouldn't It Be Great." Lane will also perform at this year's Stagecoach Festival on Saturday, April 29th.
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