Loretta Lynn

Country, Musical Artist

1932 –

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Who is Loretta Lynn?

Loretta Lynn is a chart-topping, multiple-gold-album-selling American country music singer-songwriter whose work has spanned more than 50 years. She has received numerous awards and other accolades for her groundbreaking role in country music and her documentation of and contributions to American culture. She has also authored at least six books, most of them autobiographies. Lynn was born to coal miner Melvin "Ted" Webb and wife Clara, née Ramey, in Butcher Hollow, near Paintsville, Kentucky, USA, the second of eight children.

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Born
Apr 14, 1932
Butcher Hollow
Also known as
  • Lorettal Lynn
  • Loretta Webb
  • The Coal Miner's Daughter
  • Country Music's First Girl Singer
  • The First Lady of Country Music
  • The Decca Doll
  • The Queen of Country Music
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Lived in
  • Butcher Hollow
  • Washington
  • Hurricane Mills

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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