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The country singer is a proud coal miner's daughter from backwoods Kentucky, but she's not naive. Her songs "The Pill," "Rated 'X'" and "One's On the Way" expressed progressive, feminist attitudes about birth control, sexuality and gender norms in the sixties and seventies. (And made her the most banned artist in country music history—heck yeah!) Loretta Lynn doesn't call herself a feminist, but proudly identifies as an advocate of everyday women. That still sounds good to us.