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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At the start of the movie one of the coal miners uses the phrase "in a new york minute". That phase wasn't used till at least 1954. See more
[Loretta catches Doo with another woman
Woman, if you want to keep that arm, you better get it off my husband.
Girl at fairgrounds
Who are you telling what?
I don't know who you are, but I know what you are.
Back in Baby's Arms
Written by Bob Montgomery
Performed by Beverly D'Angelo See more