Loretta Lynn & Friends
Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn
Sony Music Distribution
A tribute to the toughest Nashville queen ever, this record has a steely spine. There are feisty anthems (Carrie Underwood belting "You're Lookin' at Country"), weepers (Lucinda Williams' take on "Somebody Somewhere") and "Coal Miner's Daughter," blasted out by Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert and Lynn herself. And who knew Paramore's Hayley Williams could honky-tonk? As for Kid Rock's "I Know How": He doesn't know how (to sing this song), but his heart's in the right place.