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RIP Muppet Present Visitor Star Loretta Lynn

We’re saddened to be taught that nation music celebrity Loretta Lynn has handed away. The Grammy Award winner wrote and recorded a number of memorable songs reminiscent of “You Ain’t Sufficient Lady (To Take My Man),” “Don’t Come Residence A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Thoughts),” and “One’s On the Approach.” She additionally starred within the movie Coal Miner’s Daughter, which was based mostly on her personal life story.

Along with all of her accolades, Loretta Lynn additionally appeared in one of the memorable episodes of The Muppet Present, through which the Muppet Theater is being fumigated, so your complete episode takes place at a practice station.

Click on right here to revisit our “40 Years Later” overview of this episode.

You’ll be able to see only a few of Lynn’s performances from that episode right here:

The Jim’s Crimson Guide entry about this episode reveals that Lynn had a terrific time filming her Muppet Present episode.  She wrote the next in a letter to Jim Henson thanking him:

I simply needed to say thanks for being such an exquisite host to me and Doo once we did your present…although you probably did spend most of your time working away from us on the trains and being chased by all them canine and such. Fozzy (sic) and Floyd and Scooter and Gonzo all accomplished an actual good job and I suppose that’s most likely trigger you’re such chief. Anytime you’re in Nashville, I bought this terrific huge pond that you just’d simply love down on the home. Simply be careful for the geese!

It doesn’t get rather more charming than that.

Past her time on The Muppet Present, Lynn additionally labored with the Sesame Road gang just a few occasions. Right here she is singing “Depend With Me” with The Depend in 1981:

And he or she returned to the Road to sing “Songs Are for Singing” in 1985:

Loretta Lynn was really a rustic music legend, and we’re so glad to rely her amongst these worthy of such a powerful Muppet connection.

Click on right here to assist us keep in mind Loretta Lynn on the ToughPigs discussion board!

by Joe Hennes –



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