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Loretta Lynn has no regrets, declaring that country music is “dead”. In fact, she’s doubling down on her claim.
The 87-year-old country music legend took to Instagram to let her fans know that she’s aware of the fact that they have ruffled feathers in its opinion on the music genre of your choice.
“I’m still getting a lot of chatter about it in my mind, it’s not the state of Country Music,” she wrote. “I really enjoyed hearing from all of my fans and so many of the other artists as well.”
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It was a sign of its hundreds of thousands of followers: “Let’s keep it country, y’all.”
The post is produced almost 10,000 likes and several comments from her fans, some of whom referred to her as a “queen” and called the argument “spot on.”
“We have been highjacked by money, outside of the city’s writers and musicians to bring their gear in, and execs, and labels are all about a dollar,” one user said.
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Another fan said, “I have to agree with you, and with your beliefs on a country radio station. This has got to be something else. But it ain’t country.”
Another fan wrote at the time, country music has been less and less traditional these days.
“It makes me sad that most of the “country band” no more, ” the Instagram user to continue.
Lynn is unapologetic in its criticism of the country music industry as of late, tells of a fellow-artist-Martina McBride on her podcast, “Vocal Point,” which made a number of changes had to be made, so it’s country music, if she is to remember it is making a comeback.
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“They’ve already been [to die],” Lynn told Him, by the People. “I think it’s dead. I think it would be a shame. I think it would be a shame to have to make some kind of music to die for. I don’t care what kind of music it is. Rock, country, etc. I think it would be a shame to let it die, and I’m here to get you started with the food.”
Country music legend Loretta Lynn to appear on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry House on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee.
(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
McBride, 53, pointed out that the Back seemed to be “mad” at the state of country music today, to which Lynn replied, ” Yes. I am fond of that. I am the same. Because it’s ridiculous.”
And she pined, “I am not happy at all. I think they’re completely losing it. And I think that’s a very sad state of affairs, because we should not let country music die. I think that any type of music that needs to be saved, and the country has one of the largest. It’s been around, as far as I am concerned, more than one of them.”
Lynn has battled health issues over the past few years, but it continues to shut down reports that they are not good enough to perform at your best. Back in June, and she laughed off a tabloid report claiming that she is on her death-bed.”
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The “You are not Woman Enough,” the singer was admitted to the hospital for an unknown illness in October 2018, with a broken hip one month later.
She cancelled her tour dates in 2017, after suffering a stroke. In her first return to the stage, it was to celebrate her 87th birthday with a tribute concert.