I hate when republicans are talented
Don't Come Home a Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind) is the ninth solo studio album by American country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn. It was released on February 6, 1967, by Decca Records.
I hate when republicans are talented
This is my most hated form of country. Sad sack crooner bullshit. Love sucks, you suck, I suck (but I'm going to blame it on you), everything's terrible so let's just make everything even more terrible (but it's your fault). I found exactly ZERO songs that were worth a second listen or even half a first listen. Hated it. This is why people don't like country music.
Oh Miss Loretta, you make me want to sit in a bar, drink whiskey, and cry. Great voice and phenomenal country record. Favorite tracks: "I Really Don't Want to Know", "Saint to a Sinner"
No thanks. "This does not sound like a healthy relationship."
Very Dolly. A diversion from my usual listening but thoroughly enjoyable. Interesting lyrics in relation to the recent discussions about women's safety and consent. The typical country theme of women fighting for their men, who, ruined with drink, treat them ill!
I'm very glad this album was included. Loretta Lynn's contribution to country music cannot be overstated. Her vocal performance is powerful and subtle. Female country singers are often noted for their powerful delivery, but Lynn showcases immense control and damn near perfect delivery (see 'I Really Don't Want to Know' for a masterclass in vocal delivery). The music itself is well crafted, and is more complex with its chord changes than one would think. It is designed to deliver the exact emotional resolution (or lack thereof) that the songwriter intends. In that, it excels.
Classic weepy country. Loretta Lynn was such a badass. I can't help it, I love it.
Wow these songs are so powerful because of her honesty, emotion, storytelling, and voice. The band is great too. Makes me want to listen to the rest of her discography as well.
What vocals! A vibrato like Elvis, tone like Dolly, and great catchy and fun melodic songs from beginning to end. Top top country!
Really enjoyed this. Made me read up on Lynn and, Trump aside, she sounds amazing.
Love a woman who is just as bad as a man :)
No conocía a Loretta Lynn. Creo que me he convertido en fan de Loretta Lynn (creo... es difícil de decir con alguien que por lo que leo tiene 60 discos y que acabo de conocer). Si hubiera un premio para mayor grado de disparidad entre calidad de la portada y calidad de la música sin duda al menos llegaría a los finalistas. Mientras lo escuchaba me llegó un punto de "eureka" de por qué de primera instancia me agradó tanto su música; su voz no se siente trabajada, justamente esa cara de "señora del coro de la iglesia" de la portada le queda a la perfección porque se siente como si fuera un amateur con una voz espectacular. Se oye dulce, simple, con potencia pero sin querer abusar de ella ni intentando lucirse. No se qué tan acertada sea mi apreciación sobre su poco o mucho entrenamiento vocal pero cualquiera que sea la respuesta el sonido de su voz es maravilloso. Pasando al siguiente punto, es un disco que se siente obligado a que se le ponga atención a las letras sobre todo al considerar que es un disco de Country en 1967. Temáticamente se me hace muy interesante y quizá importante el ver como se empiezan a colar ideas de la importancia de la mujer en este género y con un dejo de "no mamen pinches hombres". No podría decir que fuera un disco "feminista," no se siente sermoneador ni como tal que reproche directamente, pero sí como el inicio de algo que llevará a una mayor importancia temática para la mujer en el género. Me agrada que por un lado le baja el romantizar la idea del Outlaw Country (de lo cual quizá soy bastante culpable, sorry-not sorry, me sigue gustando aunque comprendo sus puntos problemáticos), y habla sobre el otro lado de la moneda y cómo en la vida real el "forajido" el alcohólico irredimible e incluso criminal es algo que a nadie le cae bien. En cuanto a su música es country country, no se complica, suena a lo que se piensa cuando alguien menciona el género, con mucha calidad, con la suavidad esperada que si uno no oye la letra te puede poner en un estado casi zen y si escuchas las letras a veces llegas a esa distonía entre una música dulce y letras que sorprenden en su temática; de eso se trata el country y en ese aspecto solo puedo decir que está muy bien armado. Una sorpresa muy agradable para algo que de inicio pensé iba a ser algo totalmente estándar o que hasta me iba a aburrir.
This is a high mark on this style of sound. I Really Don't Want To Know is begging for a modern cover. Tomorrow Never Comes is a stage for Loretta to really air out what she can do. The Devil Gets His Dues has this awesome major 7th root vocal movement and it kicks ass. This whole album is great!
Proper tear-in-my-beer stuff. Everything on here just works, from the instrumentation to that keening voice. Wonderful, and a hint of the controversy to come over 'The Pill', later on.
Love her voice. So emotive. Really enjoy the arrangements and the mix too. Stripped down to the essentials so you can hear each element distinctly with the perfect amount of reverb and doubling thrown on the voice. It's so well balanced. A very warm and comfortable sound. Plus, she is a total badass. Nothing but respect for the brutal honesty being conveyed here.
This is a fun, classic country album. Loretta Lynn's voice is a pleasure to listen to, and there's a nice balance between the punchy, strident tunes and the sweet and sad ones. Fave Songs: Don't Come Home a Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind), I Really Don't Want to Know, The Shoe Goes on the Other Foot Tonight, Tomorrow Never Comes, I Can't Keep Away from You
Some good, ol' fashioned, country-fried feminism. One loves the sharp and hard-edged voice, the crisp, straightforward playing, the sad-funny lyrics and overall songrwriting chops – basically everything but the cover photo. Pure country and old-fashioned in the best way.
Oldie country album that has short songs and simple lyrics which has made Loretta an icon. To me it’s an above average album but I don’t seem myself listening to it a lot. 6.6/10
I don't mind a bit of melodic twangy country. This is almost too much of it but every time I got bored I looked at that velour jacket and sports shirt combo on the album cover and was invigorated again.
Girl, leave him.
I don't think this woman should be in this relationship anymore. 3/5
This is the usual type of music I say I don't like, but there's something about Lynn that's so complelling that you can't help but notice. I prefer Coal Miner's Daughter to this one, but this one was perfectly fine to listen to. Although I have to say that the quality of the recording itself took me out of the music a little bit, it's pretty bad.
Title track is amazing, 5 stars for sure but the rest of the album get's a bit repetitive. Like most classic country, these artist were more singles orientated than album.
Highlight: Don't Come Home A Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind). The rest is rather unmemorable.
Cute. But she needs a better man. That guy sounds like a jerk to her.
Bored. Nice slide playing, but same 2 country chords throughout.
Not my favorite album. I'm much more of a fan of her later stuff, but I just love Loretta.
I tried. I really did. I suspect that Ms. Lynn is like a very fine wine and requires and acquired taste, or a predisposition to embrace the full-bodied style that she portrays. I... lack that level of refinement. 1 star: DNF.
Country music values are so fucked up.
This has a very specific audience doesn't it!? Housewives, who's husband's are shits..... Unfortunately I don't fall into this category so it didn't really appeal. Very dated, both in how it sounded and thematically. Not my cup of tea. Perhaps if Loretta spent less time singing and recording songs, and more time doing as her husband told her, she may be in a better place, but alas
Don't like country music at the best of times but this mardy Dolly knock off was a bad example of it. Loretta needs to choose her partners better as this bunch of pricks have driven her to write the same song a bunch of times. At least Dolly adds jaunty tunes to the songs that are actually about job issues and domestic violence. Down with this sort of thing.
Love don’t come home a drinkin
yaaaasss LAWD YEAAASSSSSSSSSS
Loretta Lynn is an absolute treasure. Excellent album
Outstanding and iconic country album. Thoroughly enjoyed this one.
J’imagine que les paroles que chante Loretta Lynn ont été considérées comme « simplistes » et de peu d’intérêt. Or elle traite de travail émotionnel, de charge mentale aussi bien qu’on le ferait aujourd’hui. C’est une personne qui parle vrai. Les mélodies sont accrocheuses, la voix agréable. Une belle découverte pour moi
I'm guessing this was another "not-random" album just like The Queen is Dead due to Loretta Lynn dying yesterday. Regardless, I appreciate it because Loretta has a great voice and made pretty progressive music for the 1960s country scene. The title track was great and all of the other songs were super fun. It's one of those albums where you can't go wrong with any of the songs and it's just a straight up fun album.
What a battle-axe.
anti-drink propaganda D:<
A beautifully crafted, classic country album. Lynn puts mistreated southern women and their difficult relationship with their men front and centre and in turn makes this a reclamation of their dignity and pride. My growing love for this music is an unexpected and welcome consequence of this brilliant listening project.
Gotta love Loretta Lynn
I had a pretty good feeling I was going to like this based on the fact I knew it was country, and I knew people hated this album. I was correct. This album's message is basically "My man is a POS but so am I." Respect.
Shocked at how low some of the play counts are on this album. Classic old-timeycountry here!
This list has really cemented for me how absolutely in the pocket I am for 60s country/western music in general, but specifically 60s country/western music from powerful women who hate their drunk husbands.
Oh My lord. These grand old american vibes, i cant help it, i just loved!
Ten or so years ago I was working on a playlist for an anniversary party where classic country was the primary fare. That’s when I discovered this album with its 60’s feminist streak I immediately loved. Absolutely fantastic classic country with those classic themes delivered by that incredible Loretta Lynn voice!
Wonderful. I wish it was twice as long.
Sometimes these classic country tunes are a bit sleepy to me, and last night when I started the album, that is exactly what it did to me...made me sleepy. I wasn't complaining, but it wasn't really making me all that excited. Then this morning when I started where I left off, it was awesome and catchy and classic. Once I finished, I started it again, and loved it.
Two-thirds of the way through this project and there hasn't been a single album by Tammy Wynette or Patsy Cline or even Dolly Parton. Where have all the classic country queens been? So hooray for Loretta Lynn finally making the list! These were heartfelt songs giving a needed voice to so many women's emotions (my wife said "amen!" when I told her the title). This had never been the sort of music I listened to much before, but I want to hear more.
Leave him it ain’t worth it
Classic country, good feel to it. Made me long for some of the old merle haggard type songs.
Interesting. Didn't listen carefully though.
Lovely stuff. The guitars and lap steels and her voice felt like they were losing into my head but I think that’s because it was morning.
That was fun. Missed Intl Women’s Day by a few but definitely in the spirit.
Felt a lot more like a concept album that I would've thought from the cover and the style, but while I liked the concept, I didn't love the music. 4 stars, good reminder not to be shitty to your spouse.
I think I might just like country music. A bit samey but it’s short so it’s okay.
Really fun album
I’m a Loretta convert!
oddly catchy country song vibes. simpler times and catchy laments. high pitched vocals but never piercing.
Classic album from a country legend.
Not my absolute favorite country sound, but I adore the slower songs on this record. Lynn has an amazing voice, and I love her persona. I still need to look more into her discography + life!
Really good stuff from Loretta. Some real bangers but also some snoozes.
I really like this album. Standouts: "Don't Come Home A-Drinkin' (with Lovin' on your Mind)", "Tomorrow Never Comes", "Saint To Sinner" "The Shoe Goes on the Other Foot Tonight" "Saint To A Sinner"
The way country should be.
Right at the start, you can see Loretta Lynn being more feminist than country fans were ready for when this was released. The title song is a classic, and it's followed by some good rainy day country songs.
I love it <3, not VERY creative music, but beautiful nontheless 4/5
hahahaha ok this gets a 5/5 just for the album title. surely it's gonna be country. haha ok yep it's fuckin country as, but it's that fun old-school country. would listen to this again for sure. 4/5.
This was great fun. What sass.
Love this sound. Beautiful voice, but has a little too much vibrato at times.
This was my first introduction to Ms. Lynn, and after the first three tracks I was unimpressed. I felt like she was missing the passion of a Dolly or the sass of an Aretha. But much to my joy, I stand corrected after the brutality of Saint to Sinner, and ShoeGgoes on the Other Foot. There Goes my Everything had me near tears. Good show.
Not really my style of country but I admire the album.
I really enjoy Loretta Lynn a lot. Her vocals are so fucking good, and maybe the lyrical content was more of a bummer, but the up and downs of love and a partner who cheats. I mean it fucking sucks and is a bummer. I enjoyed it a good bit.
Felt like I was in a tarantino movie
A very classic, lovely sound to bop to in a tight little record. Big points for an absolute lack of bloat.
Loretta is a truly wonderful performer. There's a reason why she's a country music icon. The only thing keeping this album being a 5 for me is that some of the songs can start running together a bit towards the end of the album. Highly recommended.
Enjoyed this one much more than I expected to. Lynn and her genuine vocals carry each arrangement on a mix of pure simplicity, true sorrow, and honest emotions.
Very solid classic country album. I don't listen to much but would listen to this again.
Listened Before? N I loved this album. A good first entry for classic 60s country western. Pros: the title track is amazing, her voice is great, and the rebellious undertones were probably pretty fresh at the time. Cons: slow in parts. If you’re not sad, the slow songs drag. Added to Library? N Songs added to Library: Don’t Come Home a Drinkin…., I Got Caught.
Kind of reminds me of the music my parents listened to. Ver-r-r-r-r-r-r-ry twangy. But in a good way. Songs not stretched out too long. There's something to be said about succinctness.
I enjoyed this far more than I was expecting to. The title track is just perfect ur country. But the whole album is just warm, enjoyable, with a razor sharp wit and great instrumentation. One to convert country haters!
Great Country, remind me of my childhood with my grand mother.
I suppose they added this one because it's her breakthrough in terms of bringing feminism to country music, but Coal Miner's Daughter is right there. Best track: I Really Don't Want to Know
It’s like an idiots guide to country music, tells it as it is, all the country rhythms and southern sounds. Did make me feel a bit sad as she’s obviously been with quite a few drunks in her life. I liked it.
Country music the way I like country music.
Listened to on 7/9/22 4/5 Favorite song: Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ Loretta Lynn was foundational to country music and this album was so good and an great social commentary on women in the 60s
Everything about this. The slide guitar. The fantastic honky tonk riffs. This album is top notch. This one wants me to fire up the big rig and get those 18 wheels truckin down I-10 into the arms of a stranger. It's a lullaby for cheaters and broken hearts. Fabulous piece of Americana and it was lovely to hear for the first time.
An enjoyable 28 minute album with the usual country instrumentation (steel guitar, honky-tonk piano, stand up bass). The main attraction though is Loretta Lynn's sweetly robust vocals. The format of an up-tempo track followed by a ballad works really well, mainly because Lynn handles both with equal aplomb. Amongst the other progressive sounds pop sounds of 1967 (Jimi Hendrix, The Doors etc) this probably sounded a bit dated even then, but on it's own term it's a lovely, charming record. I may well be a closet country music fan!
I'm not big into country music and I'm well aware of that. But going through this challenge of listening of all these albums has definitely opened me up to this genre. Loretta's singing is beautiful, has mildly repetitive lyrics (I assume this is due to the era). I can appreciate it for what it is, but being said probably wouldn't listen again. Saved tracks: The Shoe Goes On The Other Foot Tonight, I Can't Keep Away From You, Tomorrow Never Comes, Get What 'Cha Got and Go
What a voice!
Some old time country punk.
See it, sing it, all sorted in under half and hour. Quality.