Love Is the Foundation
|Love Is the Foundation|
|Studio album by Loretta Lynn|
|Loretta Lynn chronology|
Love Is the Foundation is a 1973 studio album by American country music singer-songwriter, Loretta Lynn.
Love Is the Foundation was Lynn's second studio album of the year, as well as her second album off of MCA Records. The album's title track was released as the first single, and peaked at #1 on the Billboard Country Chart soon after. The second single was released following the release of a duet hit with Conway Twitty. Titled, "Hey Loretta", written by Shel Silverstein, peaked in the Top 5, and nearly reached #1 as well. The album consists of 11 tracks. Lynn's own compositions appear here, including "Five Fingers Left", and a song written one of Lynn's siblings, "You're Still Lovin' Me". The album also includes cover versions of hits, including Kris Kristofferson's "Why Me" and Jeanne Pruett's "Satin Sheets", both #1 hits from 1973.
A composition written by Marty Robbins, "I Gave Everything" is also featured here.
- "Love Is the Foundation" - (William Cody Hall)
- "What Sundown Does to You" - (Knight)
- "I Love You, I Love You" - (Gibson)
- "Just to Satisfy" - (Jones)
- "There's More to Leaving, Then Just Saying Goodbye" - (Hampton, Starr)
- "Satin Sheets" - (John Volinkaty)
- "Why Me" - (Kris Kristofferson)
- "Five Fingers Left" - (Lynn)
- "I Gave Everything" - (Marty Robbins)
- "Hey Loretta" - (Shel Silverstein)
- "You're Still Lovin' Me" - (Webb Wilson)
Album – Billboard (North America)
Singles - Billboard (North America)
|1973||"Love Is the Foundation"||Country Singles||1|
|1973||"Hey Loretta"||Country Singles||3|