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The album, blending originals and covers, was recorded at John Carter Cash’s Cabin Studio outside Nashville. Shawn Camp, Bryan Sutton, Randy Scruggs, and Cash’s wife Laura handle acoustic guitar.Jamie Hartford plays electric and Robby Turner does most pedal steel.
Clawing her way up from the poverty of a Kentucky coal miner’s daughter to multimillionaire country-music queen, Loretta set a corrosive work regimen that never slackened.Nine years ago she tried to block out her troubles with what she called “pills to put me to sleep.” A bout in Nashville’s Park View Hospital, with help from a psychiatrist, got her past the addiction, but she kept running beyond the brink of her formidable energy.When she collapsed in Mount Vernon, Skepner admitted, “This happened 16 months before.” However, he says, no pills are now involved; “the root cause is exhaustion—there wasn’t anything else wrong.” Nothing, that is, until she learned about Jack Benny Lynn, whom she had named for her favorite comedian and “because we like the two names.” Patsy confirms her mom’s special feelings for Jack. “It was probably because he took after my dad.” Jack was shy and liked his time alone.“In The Pines,” “Black Jack David,” and the ancient “I Never Will Marry” receive nuanced acoustic backing.On a lively remake of her 1968 hit “Fist City,” Paul Franklin emulates the distinctive pedal steel the late Hal Rugg played on the original.Both projects show her proudly standing her personal and musical ground.
’s first single “Love Interruption,” we thought it was time to revisit the hits — not the literal ones, unfortunately — of White’s wide-reaching, strange and prolific career so far. Definitely one of the higher-ranking moments in Jack White’s “WTF?
Nearly 10 months a year she is out rolling on the tour, doing two shows a night that can last till in the morning.
“When God made entertainers,” says Skepner, “he left out the word moderation.” Nor has there been any rest back in Waverly.
Very early in the morning, after Jack’s last ride, Loretta’s customized bus pulled into the Big Chief Auto Truck Plaza outside Mount Vernon, Ill.
When a member of the singer’s entourage went into her suite at the back of the bus to ask her if she wanted coffee, the star was on the bed, unconscious.
Miranda Lambert, seen only briefly, could have offered better insights, since she brought Loretta’s sound into the 21st Century.