Eight Classic Loretta Lynn Photos

The Country Music Legend Turns 84 Today (April 14)

Loretta Lynn has been gifting us with her music for years. Let’s take a look at some classic photos of the country music legend in honor of her 84th birthday on Thursday (April 14).

  1. Proud Kentucky native

    CIRCA 1975:  Loretta Lynn poses for a portrait leaning against a tree in circa 1975. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

  2. Rocking her blue denim suit

    UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970:  Photo of Loretta Lynn  Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

  3. An unmistakable smile

    UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970:  Photo of Loretta Lynn  Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

  4. Striking a pose in front of her tour bus

    Country singer and songwriter Loretta Lynn posing in front of her tour bus at Great Adventure on August 23, 1975 in New Jersey. Waring Abbott/Getty Images

  5. Doing an interview on her tour bus before a show

    Country music singer and songwriter Loretta Lynn on her tour bus before a show on May 1, 1976 in Rochester, New York. Waring Abbott/Getty Images

  6. A lovely day to sit in the garden

    1978, Portrait of American country music singer and musician Loretta Lynn sitting outdoors in a lace dress. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images) Getty Images

  7. A conversation with Merle Haggard before performing at Farm Aid in 1985

    Loretta Lynn and Merle Haggard performing at Farm Aid in Champaigne, Illinois on September 22, 1985. Ebet Roberts/Getty Images

  8. A winning moment at the American Music Awards

    Loretta Lynn during 12th Annual American Music Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage) Ron Galella/Getty Images
Writer and associate producer for CMT who lives in Nashville, but grew up in an area of Western New York that prides itself on having more cows than people.