Personalities | Lynn Anderson | Mainstream Country

(Vocals, b. 1947)

The daughter of songwriter Liz Anderson (b. 1930, whose hits included ‘All My Friends Are Gonna Be Strangers’ and ‘The Fugitive’ for Merle Haggard), Anderson enjoyed success in equestrian competitions during the mid-1960s before turning to music. After a dozen hits on Chart Records, she signed to Columbia (1970–80), where she quickly achieved her million-selling hit, ‘Rose Garden’. Other No. 1s included ‘You’re My Man’ and ‘How Can I Unlove You’ (both 1971).

Styles & Forms | Mainstream Country
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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