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
Shannon Patrick Sullivan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.
Did You Know?
The set used for Loretta Lynn
's parent's home was reassembled at Hurricane Mills, Loretta Lynn's current home, and is on the Hurricane Mills ranch tour. See more
When Doo and Loretta are in the radio station, after the disc jockey said he had listened to the record, it shows Loretta picking up the envelope and handing it to Doo. He lifts the flap, the scene goes to the disc jockey and in the next scene it pans back to Doo opening the flap again, only this time it's licked and sealed with the metal clasp. See more
[Doolittle buys Loretta a guitar
Doolittle, I can't play that thing!
Well, most people can't till they learn how, dammit!
I Fall to Pieces
Written by Hank Cochran
& Harlan Howard
Performed by Sissy Spacek See more