Christa Lawler, Duluth News Tribune It is impossible to mention country music icon Loretta Lynn without referring to “The Coal Miner’s Daughter,” the book she wrote, the movie starring Sissy Spacek, the song about Lynn’s life — growing up one of eight children, in poverty, in a small Kentucky town. And it’s a reference Lynn […]
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By: Alison Bonaguro The Los Angeles Times recently took the time to put together a list of songs about what it feels like to be broke. What with the depression looming and all. And by far, my favorite on that list is Loretta Lynn’s “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” She watched her mother’s fingers bleed washing their […]
Country Stars Central Country music legend Loretta Lynn, simply known as “The Coal Miner’s Daughter,” is one of the finest singer/songwriters of the twentieth century. Loretta’s life story is a rags-to-riches tale that many dream of but only few are destined for. Born Loretta Webb, to Ted and Clara Marie Webb, in a one-room log […]
Loretta and everyone here at Loretta Lynn.com send our condolences to Doc Turner’s family and friends. Doc Turner was a long time family friend and was immortalized in Coal Miners Daughter, the 1980 movie about Loretta’s life. Doc Turner’s part was played by actor David Gray. He will be missed.
VAN LEAR, Ky. (AP) – The way to Loretta Lynn’s famous “cabin on a hill in Butcher Holler” is about to go from hardscrabble to a smooth ride. Construction crews are preparing to pave the mile-long gravel road that winds its way into Butcher Hollow, the mountain community of Lynn’s youth that she made famous […]