Loretta Lynn's Greatest Hits is a 1968 compilation album of American country singer-songwriter, Loretta Lynn's biggest hits from 1962 to 1967.
This was Lynn's first Greatest Hits album under Decca and she would end up recording two major ones for the label. The album consisted of 11 tracks, containing Lynn's biggest hits between 1962 and 1966, starting with her first hit single, "Success", which went to #6. The album's other highlight songs include, "You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)", which went to #2 in 1966, as well her first #1 Country hit "Don't Come Home A' - Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind". Most of Lynn's early hits between 1962 and 1965 are on this album including "Wine, Women, and Song", "Happy Birthday", and "Blue Kentucky Girl", none of which were written by Lynn herself.
The album peaked at #6 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart in 1968 and did not chart on the Billboard 200. The album became Lynn's second album to receive a "Gold" rating by the RIAA, which is awarded to an album that has solo 500,000 copies or more.
Loretta Lynn (born Loretta Webb on April 14, 1934) is an American actress, country music singer-songwriter; she was one of the leading country vocalists and songwriters during the 1960s.
In the '60s and '70s, Lynn achieved over 70 hits as a solo artist and a duet partner.
Her best-selling 1976 autobiography, Coal Miner's Daughter, was made into a hit Academy Award-winning film starring Sissy Spacek and Tommy Lee Jones in 1980.
Including solo and duet work, Loretta Lynn has released 16 number one country hits over the course of her career.
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