Loretta Lynn,  A Pioneer in the Music Industry, died at the age of 90.

Country music legend

Country music legend Loretta Lynn died Tuesday at her home in Hurrican Mills, Tennessee, aged 90.

Kentucky's coal miner's daughter

Lynn was known as Kentucky's coal miner's daughter for her frank lyrics and pride in Appalachia.

challenged norms

She challenged norms by writing lyrics about sex, love, unfaithful husbands, and birth control.

popular songs

Her most popular songs are “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” “The Pill” and “You’re Looking At Country.”


Lynn was given numerous awards for the music she wrote and sang.

entertainer of  the year

She was the first woman to be named entertainer of the year by the Country Music Association in 1972 and then by the Academy of Country Music in 1975.