Country music great Loretta Lynn has died aged 90. Photo: AFP
Country music great Loretta Lynn has died aged 90. Photo: AFP

Loretta Lynn, country music luminary and songwriting pioneer, dies at 90

  • The star saw a number of her edgy tracks banned by country music radio stations, but became the genre’s most decorated female artist
  • The self-taught musician penned lyrics inspired by her own early experiences as a married woman and her oft-tumultuous relationship

Country music great Loretta Lynn has died aged 90. Photo: AFP
Country music great Loretta Lynn has died aged 90. Photo: AFP
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