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?
When Loretta and Doolittle are leaving the Ryman Auditorium after appearing on the Grand Ole Opry, they walk past the security cameras that weren't placed on the building until years later. See more
[in a radio interview
Shoot, we've been driving so much, I don't know where I am half the time. But it's fun. We sing, and talk, and Doo - that's my husband - he'll get to acting horny.
And the more I laugh, the hornier he gets, and then he'll say, "Loretta, spread me up another one of them baloney sandwiches!"
Radio station manager
I don't know where in the hell you think you are, lady, but that kind of smut don't go in this part of the country!
I didn't know it was dirty! I thought "horny" ...
Walking The Floor Over You
Written and Sung by Ernest Tubb
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more