Watch Jack White Pay Tribute to Loretta Lynn – Rolling Stone

The musician, who produced Lynn’s 2004 album Van Lear Rose, referred to her as a “good genius”

As tributes proceed to pour in following the demise of nation music legend Loretta Lynn, Jack White, who produced Lynn’s 2004 traditional Van Lear Rose and duetted with Lynn on “Portland, Oregon,” memorialized her with an intensive video on his Instagram web page.

White referred to as Lynn “a mom determine” and “an excellent buddy” and remembers producing her album as a studying expertise the place he “needed to take a pause and step exterior as a result of she was simply so good.”

“I stated once I was first requested about her what I assumed and I stated years in the past that I assumed she was the best feminine singer-songwriter of the twentieth century. I nonetheless consider that,” White stated. “She was such an unimaginable presence and such a superb genius in ways in which I believe solely individuals who started working together with her may learn about. What she did for feminism, girls’s rights in a time interval, in a style of music that was the toughest to do it in, that’s simply excellent and can dwell on for a very long time.”

White is one in all many artists paying tribute to Lynn after her demise. White’s former Third Man Information signee Margo Worth, who additionally collaborated with Lynn, attributed her profession in music partly to Lynn. “It’s protected to say I wouldn’t even be making nation music as we speak if it weren’t for Loretta Lynn,” Worth stated. Carrie Underwood recalled a comic story the place Lynn smacked her on the butt on the Grande Ole Opry and remembered Lynn as a “cantankerous little pistol…pleasant and candy…by no means afraid to be herself and communicate her thoughts.”

Watch White’s full tribute beneath:

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