Loretta Lynn Photo Gallery

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 10: In this handout image from the The Hartman Group, Country music legend Loretta Lynn announces from the stage of the historic Ryman Auditorium during Opry Country Classics that she has chosen Grammy and Golden Globe nominated actress and star of FOX TV's hit show, 'New Girl,' Zooey Deschanel to portray her in an upcoming Broadway-bound stage adaptation of Coal Miner's Daughter, on May 10, 2012 in Nashville, Tenesse. Following the announcement, Ms. Deschanel joined the country music icon onstage for a duet of Ms. Lynn's signature song, 'Coal Miner's Daughter.' (Photo by The Hartman Group via Getty Images)
Female Vocalist of the Year, Miranda Lambert and Loretta Lynn speak at the 44th Annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 10, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn poses in the press room at the 44th Annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 10, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn and Sissy Spacek pose in the press room at the 44th Annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 10, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
Miranda Lambert, Sheryl Crow and Loretta Lynn perform "Coal Miner’s Daughter" at "The 44th Annual CMA Awards," live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, on the ABC Television Network. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.
Miranda Lambert, Sheryl Crow and Loretta Lynn perform "Coal Miner's Daughter" at "The 44th Annual CMA Awards" live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, on the ABC Television Network. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.
Loretta Lynn poses in the press room at the 44th Annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 10, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn and Sister Crystal Gayle at, Loretta Lynn: A Tribute To An American Country Music Icon at The Loretta Lynn Ranch on September 24, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn at Loretta Lynn: A Tribute To An American Country Music Icon at The Loretta Lynn Ranch on September 24, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn at Loretta Lynn: A Tribute To An American Country Music Icon at The Loretta Lynn Ranch on September 24, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
John Carter Cash (Johnny Cash & June Carter's son) and Loretta Lynn attend Loretta Lynn: A Tribute To An American Country Music Icon at The Loretta Lynn Ranch on September 24, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn attends the 39th Annual Songwriters Hall Of Fame awards dinner on June 19, 2008 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)
The Coal Miner’s Daughter and the Redneck Woman: On March 17, 2007 the Grand Ole Opry delivered a magical music moment, when Gretchen Wilson and the legendary Loretta Lynn joined together for a performance of Lynn’s classic, "You Ain’t Woman Enough (to Take My Man)." Photo credit: Chris Hollo
Jack White of the band White Stripes and legendary country singer Loretta Lynn arrive to the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn accepts her award for Best Country Album for 'Van Lear Rose' on stage during the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
Loretta Lyne and Jack White pose backstage with their awards for 'Best Country Collaboration With Vocals' during the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
Loretta Lyne and Jack White pose backstage with their awards for 'Best Country Collaboration With Vocals' during the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn arrives at the 52nd Annual BMI Country Awards November 8, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rusty Russell/Getty Images)
Frances Preston presents the Icon Tribute award to Loretta Lynn at the 52nd Annual BMI Country Awards November 8, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rusty Russell/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn and Vince Gill perform on stage at the '39th Annual Country Music Awards' on May 26, 2004 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn arrives at the United States State Department for a dinner in Washington Saturday, December 6, 2003 evening preceding tomorrow's Kennedy Center Honors. James Brown, Carol Burnett, Loretta Lynn, Mike Nichols, and Itzack Perlman were each honored for lifetime contributions to American culture, (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn arrives at the Kennedy Center Honors December 7, 2003 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
Portrait of Loretta Lynn as she sits outside in a chair, 1970s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn's album artwork. Photo courtesy of Interscope Records.
Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn album cover. Photo courtesy of Columbia Nashville.
Loretta Lynn carries the Olympic Flame during the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Torch Relay December 16, 2001 in Louisville, KY. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn performs on stage, wearing a long dress, circa 1980. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn (L) poses with four awards and two unidentified women, March 1978. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty performing at the fourth International Festival of Country Music, held at the Empire Pool, Wembley. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn performs on stage in California, 1972. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Portrait of Loretta Lynn, 1980s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn at the Country & Western Music Awards in Hollywood, California, February 27, 1975. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn smiles as she looks at an unidentified person off-camera who holds a microphone, late 1970s. (Photo by Hope Powell/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn sits on a sofa with her legs curled under her and her head on her hand, 1979. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn and her husband Oliver Lynn, Jr. (also known as Mooney) (1948 - 1996) at the Country & Western Music Awards, Hollywood, California, February 27, 1975. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn performs on stage at the Grand Ole Opry, 1960s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn pets a horse as she stands in a fenced-off enclosure, late 1970s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)