Loretta Lynn Nation Music Superstar and Icon of Rural Resilience Dies at 90 whose bold songs and inspiring life story made her one of her generation’s most beloved American performers,

Loretta Lynn have 6 children’s Her song writing made her a model for generations of national songwriters. Her music originated in the verities of honky-tonk country

She became a wife at 15, a mommy at 16 and a grandmother in her early 30s, married to a womanizing at some point bootlegger who handled her to stardom.

Loreta Lynn was Born on 14 April 1932. Her voice was unique, with its Kentucky drawl, its tensely coiled vibrato, and its deep energy reserves.

She knew her husband for a month before marrying him. Loretta Webb and Oliver "Doolittle" Lynn famously married when she was between 13 and 16, and he was 21.

Her first guitar was a gift from her husband. Doo, as Loretta called him, bought her a $17 Gibson guitar from Sears & Roebuck when she was 18.

She wrote songs backwards. At least according to Jack White, who produced her 2004 album Van Lear Rose. "She's got her own style of writing," Jack said in the American Masters documentary on Loretta.