Lynn Anderson Rose Garden Opens in Nashville [VIDEO]
One of the most famous songs in country music history is being honored, along with the lady who made it wildly popular. The Lynn Anderson Rose Garden opened in Nashville on June 15, and it's located in the peaceful Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home and Memorial Park.
Ms Anderson's family was at the unveiling, as well as members of the American Rose Society and Weeks Roses. The song was a huge international hit in 1970, and although it was originally recorded by Billy Joe Royal in 1967, it was was one of the biggest crossover hits in music at the time. And still is!
Lynn Anderson died on July 30, 2015, and left a legacy of 12 #1 country music songs, and a string of major music awards. She was the first female country artist to win an American Music Award, and to sell out Madison Square Garden in New York. both in 1972.
Up until her death, Ms Anderson always had a booth at Fan Fair / CMA Music Fest, and was so gracious to all her adoring fans. She was very nice to me every single time I stopped by the festival to say hi. I'm so happy that she is being honored with this beautiful tribute!