October 22, 2012 – Loretta Lynn: 50 Years of Country

Loretta Lynn recently marked an amazing milestone—50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Loretta celebrated the occasion with a special Opry performance that also featured Trace Adkins, Miranda Lambert, Lee Ann Womack and Loretta’s sister Crystal Gayle.

“I have no idea what has kept me here,” Loretta remarked after the show. “I think it’s hard work.”

Check out the highlights of Loretta’s big night along with some colorful photos in this exclusive cover story. 

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