Saturday, November 13, 2010

Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn (born Loretta Webb on April 14, 1934) is an American actress, country music singer-songwriter, author, business woman, and philanthropist; she was one of the leading country vocalists and songwriters during the 1960s, and continues to be one of the most successful vocalists of all time.

In the '60s and '70s, Lynn achieved over 70 hits as a solo artist and a duet partner.

Her best-selling 1976 autobiography, Coal Miner's Daughter, was made into a hit Academy Award-winning film starring Sissy Spacek and Tommy Lee Jones in 1980.

Including solo and duet work, Loretta Lynn has released 16 number one country hits over the course of her career.

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