Loretta Lynn , is an American country music singer-songwriter, author and philanthropist. Born in Butcher Hollow, near Paintsville, Kentucky, to a coal miner father, she married at 15 years old, was a mother soon after, and moved to Washington with her husband, Oliver Vanetta Lynn, Jr. , nicknamed "Doo". Their marriage was sometimes tumultuous; he had affairs and she was headstrong, and their life together helped inspire her music. On her 21st birthday, Lynn's husband bought her a $17.00 Harmony guitar. She taught herself to play and when she was 24, on her wedding anniversary, Doo encouraged...
|Birthdate:||April 14, 1932|
|Birthplace:||Butcher Hollow, Kentucky|
|Also known as:||Lorettal Lynn, Loretta Webb, The Coal Miner's Daughter|