Nashville, Tenn. (October 5, 2022) — Country music artists continue to salute the iconic Loretta Lynn following the news of her passing. Today, ALABAMAJohn AndersonThe Kentucky Headhunters and Tim Rushlow of The Frontmen (and formerly of Little Texas), released the following statements:

“Loretta was a true original. Loved her voice, especially on her gospel records. On behalf of ALABAMA, I’d like to say the world has lost a treasure. She will be missed.”
-Randy Owen / ALABAMA

“She was one of the greatest music and entertainment legends ever! She was so sweet and so smart! I will always be indebted to her for her inspiration and encouragement. My love and prayers are with her family.” -John Anderson

“Loretta always sent me notes of encouragement. She was proud of our Kentucky heritage. She once told me, ‘We were common and that’s what made us special.’ Loretta understood. The real deal! She understood the grass roots of all musical styles. She was not only the ‘Queen of Country Music’ but also the ‘Queen of Down to Earth.'” 
-Richard Young / The Kentucky Headhunters

“Loretta Lynn started the trail! She was the original trailblazer and will forever be an amazing rags to riches story. However, she will always be a first class lady who always treated everyone with honor and dignity, me included. Rest high sweet friend.”
-Tim Rushlow / The Frontmen

*Loretta Lynn Photo Credit: Les Leverett

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