Tennessean PHOTOS 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 […]
by Peter Cooper – Tennessean A half-century ago, Loretta Lynn was driving cross-country with husband Mooney “Doolittle” Lynn, handing records to disc jockeys and hoping to get some airplay. She got the airplay, of course. And the record deals, and ultimately the book deals, the movie deal, the Grammy Awards and the membership in the […]
The Tennessean April 14 is a day of celebration for lovers of country music: It marks the day country icon Loretta Lynn entered the world. Today is Lynn’s 75th birthday, and in celebration of her life and career, click the images below to take a look back through decades of images. more!