Monday, January 4, 2021 – Loretta Lynn will pay homage to women with "Still Woman Enough," a new studio album coming out Macy 19.
The release, which will be her fourth on Sony Legacy, contains help from Reba McEntire Carrie Underwood Margo Price and Tanya Tucker.
"Still Woman Enough" was mainly recorded at the Cash Cabin Studio in Hendersonville, Tenn., with producers Patsy Lynn Russell and John Carter Cash, the son of Johnny and June Carter Cash.
This marks Lynn's 50th studio album (excluding her 10 studio duet collaborations with Conway Twitty). Lynn pays homage to those at the beginning of country, Mother Maybelle Carter and the Carter Family (via her cover of "Keep On The Sunny Side") through a new interpretation of her very first single, "I'm A Honky Tonk Girl."
McEntire and Underwood guest on "Still Woman Enough." She duets with Margo Price on "One's On The Way" and Tanya Tucker and "You Ain't Woman Enough."
"I am just so thankful to have some of my friends join me on my new album. We girl singers gotta stick together," said Lynn. "It's amazing how much has happened in the 50 years since 'Coal Miner's Daughter' first came out, and I'm extremely grateful to be given a part to play in the history of American music."
The collection is centered around Lynn's original compositions - from new songs like "Still Woman Enough" (which shares its title and attitude with her 2002 autobiography and was co-written with her daughter, Patsy Lynn Russell) through new interpretations of classics including "I'm a Honky Tonk Girl" (her first single, originally released March 1960), "You Ain't Woman Enough" (the title track for her first number one Billboard Hot Country Album in 1966), "My Love" (from 1968's Here's Loretta Lynn), "I Wanna Be Free" (1971) and "Coal Miner's Daughter Recitation," commemorating the 50th anniversary of the release of her signature song (Oct. 5, 1970) and album (Jan. 4, 1971).
In mid-2020, Lynn reunited with director David McClister to collaborate on a short film version of "Coal Miner's Daughter Recitation." Shot on location at her ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. the new music video includes scenes filmed in her "Butcher Holler" replica home.
Lynn previously released the Grammy-nominated "Full Circle" (released March 2016), "White Christmas Blue" (2016) and "Wouldn't It Be Great" (2018).
For the cover portrait, Lynn is wearing a newly-designed couture dress--created especially for this album by her longtime dressmaker Tim Cobb - inspired by the gown she wore on the original "Coal Miner's Daughter" album cover.
The song list is:
1. Still Woman Enough (featuring Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood) (Loretta Lynn and Patsy Lynn Russell)
2. Keep On The Sunny Side (A.P. Carter)
3. Honky Tonk Girl (Loretta Lynn)
4. I Don't Feel At Home Any More (Traditional, arrangement by Loretta Lynn)
5. Old Kentucky Home (Stephen Foster and Loretta Lynn)
6. Coal Miner's Daughter Recitation (Loretta Lynn)
7. One's On The Way (featuring Margo Price (Shel Silverstein)
8. I Wanna Be Free (Loretta Lynn)
9. Where No One Stands Alone (Lister Mosie)
10. I'll Be All Smiles Tonight (T.B. Ransom)
11. I Saw The Light (Hank Williams)
12. My Love (Loretta Lynn)
13. You Ain't Woman Enough (featuring Tanya Tucker) (Loretta Lynn)
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