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“Coal Miner’s Daughter” Loretta Lynn got her start as a performer in the taverns and grange halls of northwest Washington

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Loretta Lynn: How the Country Superstar Got Her Start in Washington State

Loretta Lynn’s life story is a rags-to-riches tale familiar to fans around the world. She journeyed from the poverty of the Kentucky hills to the backwoods of Washington State and on to Nashville superstardom.