|Birth name||Loretta Webb|
|Also known as||The First Known Lady of Country Music|
|Born||April 14, 1932
Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, United States
|Genres||Country, honky-tonk, Gospel|
|Associated acts||Ernest Tubb, Kitty Wells, Wilburn Brothers, Patsy Cline, Conway Twitty, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Jack White, Crystal Gayle, Peggy Sue|
Loretta Lynn (born April 14, 1932 known as The First Known Lady of Country Music) is an American country music singer and songwriter born in Kentucky. She became a part of the country music scene in Nashville during the 1960s; in 1967 she charted her first of 16 number 1 songs overall. Certain country music radio stations would not play her songs, however, due to subject matter. Despite that, she had become the "First Known Lady of Country Music" and continues being one of the most successful vocalists of all time.
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- "Loretta Lynn". The Kennedy Center. http://www.kennedy-center.org/explorer/artists/?entity_id=5729&source_type=A. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
- Find-a-Grave profile