Loretta Lynn is known as the woman of country music. There is no doubt about it, she is the Queen! Born Loretta Webb on April 14, 1934 in Butcher Hollow, Ky., Lynn grew up in a small cabin in a poor Appalachian coal mining community. The second of eight children, Lynn began singing in church at a young age. Her younger sister Brenda Gayle Webb also later become a singer, performing as Crystal Gayle.