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In this twenty-ninth release of her career, Lynn returns to the music of her roots, and its influence on her is evident in virtually every groove. A ten-song collection that balances a short stack of contemporary tracks with some of Western music’s most iconic melodies. Patsy Montana’s seminal "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" leads off the set at a gallop, a vibrant and rich vocal from Lynn transforming the bucolic, yodel-laced standard into a line dancers dream that drives across the melody like a stampede. And the high lonesome feel of the traditional lament, “Red River Valley” is upgraded to a fiddles-strung two-step that would make Bob Wills proud. Then, moody and intimate, she takes on Glen Frey’s “Desperado”, and conjures up the image of a woman who has been there…done that; who’s held love in her hand, and let it go.


A rare and important chapter in the musical legacy of Lynn Anderson: cowboy’s sweetheart.

Cowboy's Sweetheart

  • "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" 



    "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" 

    "Run for the Roses"

    "Someday Soon"

    "Don't Fence Me In"

    "The Wayward Wind" (w/Emmylou Harris)

    "Red River Valley"

    "Happy Trails"

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