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Loretta Lynn

American singer-songwriter
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Net worth 2018: $60 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Butcher Hollow
Country: United States
BirthDay: 14 April 1932
Sigh: Taurus
Height: 1.58 m

Loretta Lynn was bornon 14 April 1932 in Butcher Hollow, American, is American singer-songwriter. Melodious voice, old rustic feel and chartbusting tracks have made Loretta Lynn what she is today. A star performer, Lynn has had a glorious 50 years of career in which she played a dominant role in changing the world music scenario. Her soulful country renditions gave way to the strong feminist tracks which kick-started a new genre in the music industry. She played a ground-breaking role in music, contributing greatly to American country music. It is due to her strong influence in country music that she has been named as the First lady of Country Music. She is also popularly known as Country Music’s First Girl Singer. In her five decades and on-going career, she has released more than 160 songs and 60 albums with total sales of 45 million records. She has had ten Number 1 albums and sixteen Number 1 singles on the country charts.


$60 Million


In 2013, she met with a tragedy when her eldest daughter, Betty Sue, died of complications of emphysema


In 2010, she performed at the Nelsonville Music Festival in Nelsonville


In 2002, she came up with her second autobiographical work - Still Woman Enough


It recorded a sale of more than 800, 000 copies receiving a gold status in the United States and CanadaAfter the death of her husband in 1996, she returned to the music scene and released her comeback album ‘Still Country’ in 2000


After a couple of years of hiatus, she returned to the music scene with a hit CD in 1993


Towards the latter half of her career, she came up with one of her last solo releases, ‘Heart Don’t Do This To Me’ dated 1985


In 1976, she made a venture into the world of books by coming up with her debut book, an autobiography titled, ‘Coal Miner's Daughter’


In 1973, she came up with her most controversial hit, ‘Rated X’


In 1971, she collaborated with Conway Twitty to come up with several successful singles


She continued the success streak of the 1970s well into the 1980s and released several hits such as ‘Pregnant Again’, ‘naked in the Rain’, ‘Somebody Led Me Away’ and so on


In 1966, she came up with the single, ‘You Ain’t Woman Enough’ The song gained much popularity, peaking to the rank of number 1 in Cash Box


In 1964, she released an album with Ernest Tubb titled, ‘Mr and Mrs Used To Be’


She moved to Nashville in late 1960s where she began cutting demo records for the Wilburn Brothers' Publishing Company


In 1959, she formed her own band, along with her brother jay Lee Webb, titled, Trailblazers


It was in 1953 that he brought her a Harmony guitar, which she learned to play

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