Coal Miners Daughter
Author: Loretta Lynn
Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters and singers in modern country music. Here we see the determination and talent that led to her trailblazing career and made her the first woman to be named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association and the first woman to receive a gold record in country music.
In addition to being named Entertainer of the Year by CMA, Loretta Lynn has had sixteen #1 singles, fifteen #1 albums, and countless other hit records. The fiftieth anniversary of her recording career in 2010 will be celebrated through-out the music industry. She lives in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.