LynnThe reining Queen of Country Music inked her fist new record deal in more than a decade.
Following Willie Nelson to Sony Legend the new agreement covers “several albums of new material,” produced by Lynn’s daughter Patsy L Russell and John Carter Cash, recorded over the past seven years at the Cash Cabin Studio in Hendersonville, Tenn.
The first title is plannned for release in 2015 and will be the artist’s first collection of new recordings since 2004’s Grammy-winning Jack White collaberation “Van Lear Rose,”
Lynn, Russell and Cash have beenworking togather at Cash Cabin Studio sice 2007. The materian “explores Lynn’s musical history spanning Appalachian folk songs and gospel music she learned as a child, to new interpretations of her classic hits and country standards, to songs newly-written for the project.
Drawing inspiration from personal memories and connections to American music, Lynn’s new recordings “capture the essence of these songs in intimate new performances, the way they might’ve sounded growing up in the 1930’s and 40’s in Butchers Hollow, Ky.”
Lynn appeared on the Country Music Awards last night, signing “You’re Looking at Country” with diciple Kacey Musgraves.