At only thirteen years of age, Loretta Webb marries Doolittle Lynn and is soon responsible for a sizeable family. Loretta appears destined to a life of homemaking, but Doolittle recognises his wife's musical talent, and buys her a guitar as an anniversary present one year. This gift sets Loretta Lynn on the gruelling, tumultuous path to country music greatness. Written by
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She was married at 13. She had four kids by the time she was 20. She's been hungry and poor. She's been loved and cheated on. She became a singer because it was the only thing she could do. She became a star because it was the only way she could do it.
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When Doolittle is taking Loretta's photo to send to radio stations, her dress isn't completely on her, yet the photo being sent to the radio stations shows her dress completely on her. See more
[Loretta and Doolittle are fighting in the parking lot
Get in the car, Loretta! Get in the damn car and drive, Charlie!
Written by Willie Nelson
Performed by Beverly D'Angelo See more