Loretta Lynn's Greatest Hits

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Loretta Lynn's Greatest Hits
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Greatest hits album by Loretta Lynn
Released 1968
Genre Country
Label Decca
Producer Owen Bradley
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Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

Loretta Lynn's Greatest Hits is a 1968 compilation album of American country singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn's biggest hits from 1962 to 1967.

The album was Lynn's first of two Greatest Hits albums on the Decca/MCA label and included 11 tracks, containing Lynn's biggest hits between 1962 and 1966; beginning with her first hit single, "Success," which went to #6. The album's other highlight songs include "You Ain't Woman Enough," which went to #2 in 1966; as well her first #1 Country hit "Don't Come Home A-Drinkin'". Most of Lynn's early hits between 1962 and 1965 are on this album including "Wine, Women, and Song," "Happy Birthday," and "Blue Kentucky Girl," none of which were written by Lynn herself.

The album peaked at #6 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart in 1968 and did not chart on the Billboard 200. The album became Lynn's second album to receive a "Gold" rating by the RIAA, which is awarded to an album that has sold 500,000 copies or more.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Don't Come Home A' Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)" - 2:06 (Lynn, Wells)
  2. "Before I'm Over You" - 2:30 (Perry)
  3. "If You're Not Gone too Long" - 2:36 (Ballman)
  4. "Dear Uncle Sam" - 2:14 (Lynn)
  5. "The Other Woman" - 2:26 (Perry)
  6. "Wine, Women, and Song" - 2:02 (Perry)
  7. "You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)" - 2:11 (Lynn)
  8. "Blue Kentucky Girl" - 2:27 (Mullins)
  9. "Success" - 2:36 (Mullins)
  10. "The Home You're Tearin' Down" - 2:44 (Perry)
  11. "Happy Birthday" - 2:03 (Kitson)

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1968 Country Albums 6