Loretta Lynn was a Nashville legend, born April 13, 1932 in Kentucky. The singer-songwriter died on Oct. 4, 2022 in her Hurricane Mills, Tennessee home. She was 90 years old.
Loretta’s career spanned over 6 decades, and included hits like “You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man)“, “Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind)“, “One’s on the Way”, “Fist City” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” The 1980 film Coal Miner’s Daughter was based on her life story.
Through the years, Loretta earned numerous honors. She was a 3 time Grammy winner, and only female ACM Artist of the Decade (1970s). Loretta had 24 No. 1 hit singles and 11 number one albums under her belt.
She ended her 57-year touring career in 2018, after suffering a stroke in 2017 and breaking her hip the next year. Her 50th studio album and last release, Still Woman Enough, came out in 2021.
Let’s take a look back at Loretta Lynn’s life and career. Remember the country icon in photos here.