There was no way Loretta Lynn was going to miss one of the biggest moment’s of her younger sister’s career.
The country legend was on hand to induct Crystal Gayle, whom she openly calls her “baby sister”, into the Grand Ole Opry. Gayle, who has been performing since 1970, was invited to join the Grand Ole Opry late last year by Carrie Underwood.
“I’ve always felt like I was a member of the family, and this is just so special,” she told the crowd just moments after Underwood surprised her with the invitation.
“We’ve been together a long time, honey. And we’ve never had a fight,” Lynn told her on the famous Ryman Auditorium stage. “It was the greatest moment of my life when they made me a member of the Grand Ole Opry in ’62. I know she is just as happy as I was then.”
Watch as Lynn helps welcome her sister into the Opry family!
Gayle sang a few of her hits, including the classic “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue”.
Lynn and Gayle were joined by their sister, country singer Peggy Sue, for an incredible rendition of “Coal Miner’s Daughter”. Watch it below!
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