When you hear the name Patsy Lynn, you may not make an immediate connection to the significance of either her first or last name. But, if you think of two of the greatest female country western stars of our time, you may guess who she is.
Where does Patsy come in? Patsy Cline was Loretta Lynn’s best friend. Patsy Lynn was named after the unforgettable Patsy Cline. Now, it’s all coming together, isn’t it?
At a special program for the Loretta Lynn exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame with members of Loretta’s family, including sisters, daughter and 2 granddaughters in 2017, daughter Patsy Lynn honored the country megastar by covering one of her mother’s signature songs, “You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man).”
Originally released in May of 1966, Lynn wrote this song based on a backstage conversation with one of her fans. It became her eighth top-ten single and was included on her 1966 studio album You Ain’t Woman Enough.
Amazingly enough, this song still hold its own and is one of Lynn’s most recognized hits even after half a century.
In a career spanning nearly six decades, Loretta Lynn remains the most famous “coal miner’s daughter” in history.
Listen to daughter Patsy Lynn perform the classic lyrics written by her mother. See or hear anything she might have inherited?