Loretta Lynn Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

26th August 2012

Quote: "I want to have more hits. Giving up is for quitters! No one says anything anymore (in songs). They need me out there... Me and Merle Haggard are going to do a record... I want to record a song with him that he wrote, Today I Started Loving You Again." Country music legend Loretta Lynn has no plans to quit the business at 77.

3rd April 2012

Fact: Country icon Loretta Lynn has released a new book, Honky Tonk Girl: My Life in Lyrics, which contains over 300 sets of lyrics and touching stories about the inspiration behind some of her most famous hits. The tome hit U.S. stores on Tuesday (03Apr12).

2nd May 2011

Fact: Country legend Kris Kristofferson replaced Loretta Lynn at the Stagecoach festival in California at the weekend (01May11) when the Coal Miner's Daughter singer was forced to pull out with a knee injury.

18th October 2010

Fact: Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert are teaming up to sing a special tribute version of Loretta Lynn classic COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER at the Country Music Association Awards next month (Nov10), when the veteran star will be honoured for her career achievements. The event, hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, will air on U.S. TV on 10 November (10).

3rd March 2008

Fact: Country music star Loretta Lynn is set to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame on 19 June (08) in New York City. Other inductees will include ALBERT HAMMOND, DESMOND CHILD, ALAN MENKEN and JOHN SEBASTIAN.

1st September 2005

Fact: <p>Celine Dion, Elton John, Loretta Lynn and George Clinton are among the stars scheduled to perform at comedian Jerry Lewis' 40th annual TV telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The eight-hour marathon of performances and pledges airs on Sunday (04SEP05) in America. </p>

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