Lynne Taylor Donovan Strong One”-Canadian country music song helps the world through crisis

Review by Adam Jones

May 14, 2020

Today I had the chance to review “The Strong One” by LYNNE TAYLOR DONOVAN, a powerful song by the Canadian country music artist who’s won so many acclamations. The track was released a couple years back, but is experiencing a strong resurgence during these COVID-19 lockdowns.

The song starts with an emotional slide guitar, followed by Lynne’s beautiful vocals. The song is uplifting and inspiring, while also effectively pulling you down into reality. The lyrics hit at the chorus - “You don’t have to be the strong one all the time.” These lyrics are so authentic - this is not a song telling you to “get over it” or “move on, who cares!” 

It’s a story about being there for each other, and the ability to maintain an optimistic perspective isn’t easy. That’s why this song is experiencing a remarkable comeback.


So many people are being told by celebrities to “improve themselves” during these COVID-19 lockdowns and to just chill out. We are constantly being told on television that “we are all in this together,” while people are worrying about whether they can afford their rent. The reality is, people are suffering, and it’s not easy to just “lay back- don’t worry-improve yourself.”


“YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE THE STRONG ONE EVERYDAY.” We need to be realistic, and we need to ask each other for support.

Thank you Lynne Taylor Donovan for this song. It may be helping people through one of the most difficult times in history.

Check out Lynne Taylor Donovan’s powerful song, “The Strong One” on Youtube, and be sure to follow her on all major platforms everywhere!