Loretta Lynn to Perform at River City Casino is St. Louis
The show begins at 8:00 p.m. and tickets are on sale online now, with prices ranging from $47.50 to $77.50.
Over her long and illustrious career, the "Coal Miner's Daughter," has recorded 60 albums, released 88 singles, and had 23 number one singles. Her debut album Loretta Lynn Sings was released in December of 1963 and went all the way to number two on the country albums chart. Her most loved hits include "Blue Kentucky Girl," "Fist City," "You're Lookin At Country," "Out of My Head And Back In My Bed," "Trouble In Paradise," and of course the aforementioned "Coal Miners Daughter" which was also made into a movie about Loretta's life, starring Sissy Spacek as Loretta. The movie was released in 1980.
Aside from her successful solo career, Loretta joined with another legend, the late Conway Twitty, for a string of country hits as duet partners as well. The two of them together recorded 11 albums as a pair and had 13 singles. Favorites include "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man," "After The Fire Is Gone," and "I Can't Love You Enough."
In 1972 Loretta became the first female country artist to be named the "Entertainer of the Year" by the Country Music Association. She was named the "Artist of the Decade" for the 1970's, and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988.