A trailblazer and songwriting icon, Loretta Lynn has paved the way for the success of countless female artists. Her influence is still felt today, as a growing crop of young, scrappy and hungry women fight for a place onstage and within country music.

Appreciate the earnest, vintage appeal of Lynn classics such as “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and “The Pill?” Add these five newer acts to your playlist and listen to the music of the folks who are carrying on her legacy.

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