Loretta Lynn is still gracing stages all over the United States today. She has given us more than 60 years of singing, with all the trials and tribulations of life, lost loved ones, and a flare like no other female country singer in history. Part one of this list was presented earlier. Now we bring you part two for even more fun facts!
Number Eight: Loretta Lynn Can Talk to the Other Side
Loretta Lynn has repeatedly told the public she has a connection with ghosts, including seeing images of her father after he passed away. This communication with ghosts really set in when she moved to her ranch in Hurricane Mills, TN. Her haunted ranch made it on the Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures.
Number Seven: She Wants to Campaign for Trump
Loretta is an ardent supporter of Trump. She talks about him to her audiences when touring. Lynn is so passionate about Trump she has stated on several media platforms in the past month, she would like to campaign for him if she finds the time.
Number Six: Loretta Lynn Is the Host of a Motocross Sport Race
Loretta Lynn’s ranch in Tennessee is home to the Lynn’s Amateur Motocross National Championship. She has been hosting this event for over 30 years and it is the world’s largest amateur motocross race.
Number Five: One Song Is Used by the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals organization
Loretta Lynn’s song I Wanna Be Free written in 1971 is an anti-chain protest song for the PETA organization. The song is used to advertise and promote against, leaving animals outside tied to chains.
Number Four: She Was Honored by the President
In August of 2013, Loretta Lynn was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, given to her by President Obama. One of his statements in this award highlighted her ability to break through an industry that was long dominated by men.
Number Three: She Promotes Her Native American Heritage
Loretta Lynn’s two grandmother’s and one grandfather is of Cherokee Decedent. She hosts a Native American Indian Association Pow Wow each summer at her ranch to celebrate her roots.
Number Two: One of Her Most Popular Songs Was Banned
Loretta Lynn’s song, The Pill written in 1975 was banned by radio stations throughout the U.S. The song gives reference to controlling her own reproductive choices. Even though it was banned, the song became her highest-charting pop single and earned her more press than anything prior songs.
Number One: Her Younger Sister Made Her Mark With a Crossover Song
Loretta Lynn’s younger sister Crystal Gayle is an American country music singer as well. She made her fame momentarily in 1977, with a country-pop crossover song, known as the swanky “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue.” We hope you were entertained by the interesting and fun facts of Loretta Lynn!