Loretta Lynn’s Autobiographical Documentary ‘My Story in My Words’ to Air on PBS: Details

by Will Shepard
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Loretta Lynn is giving fans a deep dive into her personal life with her new documentary, Loretta Lynn: My Story In My Words. The documentary will be airing on PBS on February 27.

The documentary will feature new and old interviews with the iconic singer-songwriter, Loretta Lynn. Also, the documentary is coming out fifty years after the release of her classic song, “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” The documentary is going to focus primarily on this song.

Loretta Lynn’s famous song became an important part of popular culture when it came out. But, it also served as a demarcation for popular culture long after as well.

Moreover, the documentary will delve into Loretta Lynn’s meteoric rise to stardom. The film will also look at the musician’s fifty-year career of history-making hits. In particular, the documentary will center on her hits such as “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” “Don’t Come Home A’ Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind),” and Fist City.”

The documentary is coming after the success of her book. “Coal Miner’s Daughter” shares the same name as the iconic track and tells the story of her life. In the song, she talks about a woman struggling to make her way in a chaotic life.

The documentary will take viewers back to when Lynn’s songs were first hitting the radio. Additionally, the documentary follows Lynn’s rise to becoming a record-setting artist.

Loretta Lynn Is Coming Out With a Documentary on PBS

Lynn’s unique, yet simple songs give a voice to anyone who has joy, loss, struggles, and triumphs in their lives. All of these emotions will certainly be front and center in the documentary.

Loretta Lynn: My Story In My Words is also serving as a teaser for her newly announced studio album, Still Woman Enough. This is a monumental release for the singer.

In fact, it marks Lynn’s fiftieth album release. For her fans looking forward to both releases, Still Woman Enough comes out on March 19.

The new album includes some of her classic songs like “Keep On The Sunny Side,” “I Saw The Light.” The album will also include “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” Recently, Loretta Lynn talked about her new album.

“I am just so thankful to have some of my friends join me on my new album. We girl singers gotta stick together. It’s amazing how much has happened in the fifty years since ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ first came out, and I’m extremely grateful to be given a part to play in the history of American music.”

So, make sure you keep an eye out for the release of the Loretta Lynn documentary. It will surely be must-see TV.

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