Loretta Lynn Performs ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ At 87th Birthday Party – Shows She’s Still As Talented As Ever
Loretta Lynn is a country music legend who has been making incredible music for her fans for decades. The star celebrated her birthday last month with a concert, during which she showed the world that she’s still got it as she performed her classic song “Coal Miner’s Daughter.”
Lynn was born on April 14, 1932 in rural Kentucky as the daughter of a coal miner, and her family was so poor that she never had a real birthday celebration growing up.
“When I was a little girl, mommy would say, ‘well, today you’re 5 years-old.’ Next time, ‘today you’re 6,'” Lynn explained. “I never had a birthday.”
That’s why Lynn decided to make up for lost time when she turned 87, as she threw herself a blow out birthday concert in Nashville, Tennessee! As friends like Tanya Tucker, George Strait, Little Big Town, and Alison Kraus looked on, Lynn performed her hit song “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” the lyrics of which include:
Well, I was borned a coal miner’s daughter
In a cabin, on a hill in Butcher Holler
We were poor but we had love
That’s the one thing that daddy made sure of
He shoveled coal to make a poor man’s dollar
It should be noted that Lynn has recently released a new album, so she has no intention of slowing down!
Lynn is living proof that any dream is achievable if we just work hard at it. She went from being a poor coal miner’s daughter to being a legend who has shaped country music the way we know it today. We would like to wish Loretta Lynn a happy birthday, and you can find out more about her concert in the video below!