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 <email@example.com>
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 Mooney stop to buy baloney, a candy display next to the cash register contains 1980s candy packages. See more
[the Webb children all receive new shoes, Loretta also receives a dress
Hey, how come she gets somethin' extry?
Cause, your sister's become a young woman.
Aww, she ain't no woman, she ain't nothin' but a dadburn kid.
I Fall to Pieces
Written by Hank Cochran
& Harlan Howard
Performed by Sissy Spacek See more