Tagged: Loretta Lynn

Van Lear Rose

“Van Lear Rose” by Loretta Lynn

As the story goes, the titular “Van Lear Rose” is a nickname that Loretta Lynn’s dad, one Ted Webb, had for her mother, whose name was Clara Marie. The “Van Lear” part of that moniker...

The Pill

“The Pill” by Loretta Lynn

“The pill” referred to in the title of this song is in fact the birth control bill, which has been legal in the United States since 1960, as in for just 15 years before this...