LORETTA LYNN TURNS 77!

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Our favorite Coal Miner’s Daughter, Loretta Lynn was born on April 14, 1935, in Butcher Hollow, Ky. Check out the four-time Grammy Award winner’s looks through the 1960s up until today.

In the 1960s and 1970s: Loretta Lynn signed her first record contract in 1960. That same year she recorded “I’m A Honky Tonk Girl.” Ten years later her hit “Coal Miner’s Daughter” peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Chart.

The 1980s:The 1980s began with a bang. In 1980, the film “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” based on Lynn’s life, was released. It was a box office hit and garnered seven Academy Award nominations, include a Best Actress Oscar for Sissy Spacek.

The 1990s through today: In 2004, Lynn collaborated with Jack White of White Stripes fame on the critically acclaimed album Van Lear Rose. In 2010, she released the album Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn, featuring singers such as Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert.