Loretta Lynn's Greatest Hits Vol. II

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Loretta Lynn's Greatest Hits Vol. II
Greatest hits album by Loretta Lynn
Released 1974
Genre Country
Length 27:11
Label MCA
Producer Owen Bradley
Loretta Lynn chronology
Country Partners
(1974)
Loretta Lynn's Greatest Hits Vol. II
(1974)
Back to the Country
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Loretta Lynn's Greatest Hits Vol. II is a compilation album consisting of country artist, Loretta Lynn's biggest hit singles between 1968 and 1974. It was released in 1974.

This album was the second greatest hits compilation released by Lynn's label, Decca (Now MCA). The album ranges in a variety of songs, from her biographical, "Coal Miner's Daughter," to an angrier "Fist City."[2] The album consists of eleven tracks that were major hits for Lynn, including five of eleven number one singles, such as "Love is the Foundation" and "One's on the Way." It also includes other major hits that reached the Top 10, including "Your Squaw is on the Warpath, "Hey Loretta," and "I Wanna Be Free." No new singles were spawned from this album, however it did chart among the Top Country Albums chart, peaking at #5. The album was also certified "Gold" by the RIAA, after selling over 500,000 copies in the United States, as did her previous "Greatest Hits" package. The album has also been reissued on a CD format by MCA records in recent years.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Coal Miner's Daughter – 2:59 (Loretta Lynn)
  2. "I Wanna Be Free" – 2:15 (Lynn)
  3. "Wings Upon Your Horns" – 2:37 (Lynn)
  4. "Fist City – 2:11 (Lynn)
  5. "You're Lookin' at Country" – 2:17 (Lynn)
  6. "Ain't it Funny" – 2:42 (Tracey Lee)
  7. "One's on the Way" – 2:37 (Shel Silverstein)
  8. "Your Squaw is on the Warpath" – 2:02 (Lynn)
  9. "What Sundown Does to You" – 2:12 (Carl Knight)
  10. "Hey Loretta" – 2:49 (Silverstein)
  11. "Love Is the Foundation" – 2:30 (William C. Hall)

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1974 Country Albums 5
1974 Pop Albums N/A

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