Just one small part of the Loretta synergy that's cracklin' on a variety of media platforms in 2011: a 12-track symposium on the multifarious ways in which America's finest don't do Loretta anything like as well as Loretta did herself; from Gretchen Wilson, via Lee Ann Womack to the White Stripes and Kid Rock, Steve Earle and Lucinda Williams. You're more likely to be listening to Eilen Jewell's Butcher Holler album in a year's time.

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Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn