Loretta Lynn

Apr 14, 1935

Bio: Born during the Depression to a Kentucky coal miner and his wife. Given a $17 guitar by husband Doolittle when she was 18 and taught herself to play, but didn't consider music as a career until years later. Signed to Zero Records in 1960 after its Canadian owner spotted her on a Buck Owens-hosted TV talent show in Tacoma, WA. Her first single,… More

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