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Loretta Lynn at ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ premiere, 1980

Posted on September 12, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Kentucky first lady Phyllis George Brown with Mooney and Loretta Lynn at the Kentucky premiere of the movie Coal Miner's Daughter in Louisville March 5, 1980. The film was based on a book by Miss Lynn, describing how she emerged from poverty in the coalfields of Eastern Kentucky to become one of country music's top stars. Actress Sissy Spacek played Loretta, a role that earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress. Photo by David Perry | Staff

Kentucky first lady Phyllis George Brown met with Oliver “Mooney” Lynn and Loretta Lynn at the Kentucky premiere of “Coal Miner’s Daughter” in Louisville on March 5, 1980. The film was based on a book by Loretta Lynn, describing how she emerged from poverty in the coalfields of Eastern Kentucky to become one of country music’s top stars. Sissy Spacek played Loretta and earned an Academy Award for best actress. Lynn recently had to postpone shows after suffering injuries in a fall that will require minor surgery. Photo by David Perry | Staff

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