About the song

You Ain’t Woman Enough is a song written and recorded by country music legend Loretta Lynn in 1966. It was the title track of her second studio album and became one of her biggest hits, reaching number two on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. The song is a defiant response to a woman who tries to steal Lynn’s husband, telling her that she is not woman enough to take him away. Lynn wrote the song based on a real-life incident, when a woman approached her backstage and claimed that she was going to take Lynn’s husband. The song showcases Lynn’s strong and confident personality, as well as her distinctive vocal style. You Ain’t Woman Enough is considered one of Lynn’s signature songs and a classic of country music. It has been covered by many artists, such as Martina McBride, Paramore, and SHeDAISY.