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Browne, Lynn to get lifetime Americana awards

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  • Loretta Lynn will receive a lifetime achievement award for songwriting at this year's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony this September in Nashville.

      Loretta Lynn will receive a lifetime achievement award for songwriting at this year's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony this September in Nashville.
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  • Jackson Browne will receive the "Spirit of Americana" Free Speech Award at this year's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony this September in Nashville, Tenn.

      Jackson Browne will receive the "Spirit of Americana" Free Speech Award at this year's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony this September in Nashville, Tenn.
    Associated Press File Photo

  • Conjunto musician Flaco Jimenez will receive a lifetime achievement awards at this year's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards.

      Conjunto musician Flaco Jimenez will receive a lifetime achievement awards at this year's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, conjunto musician Flaco Jimenez and blues musician Taj Mahal will receive lifetime achievement awards at The Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, in September.

Browne, who has lent his voice to a number of social policy issues including clean energy, will receive the "Spirit of Americana" Free Speech Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award for songwriting will go to Lynn, who wrote hits such as "The Pill" and "Don't Come Home a Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)."

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Lifetime Achievement Awards for instrumentalist and performance will go to Jimenez and Taj Mahal respectively.

The organization is also partnering with Lincoln Center for the Americanafest NYC in August.

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