NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (October 04, 2022) – Circle remembers the life of Loretta Lynn, one of country music’s most influential trailblazers. Loretta’s family announce her passing on October 4, 2022, saying’ “Our precious mom, Lorretta Lynn, passed away peacefully this morning, October 4th, in her home in her beloved ranch in Hurricane Mills.” They asked for privacy as they grieve and said a memorial will be announced at a later date.

Lynn’s first hit single, “Honky Tonk Girl” in 1960 would start her career in country music and land her on the famous Grand Ole Opry Stage for her first performance on October 15, 1960. Loretta would become a member of the Grand Ole Opry only 2 years after her debut on September 25, 1962.

Lynn wrote over 160 songs and released 60 albums in her long career. Her achievements were historical with 10 number one albums, and 16 number one singles on the country charts. Lynn won 3 Grammys, and several CMA and ACM awards in her career, making her the most decorated woman in country music.

Saturday, October 8, 9/8CT Circle and the Opry will air; Opry: Remembering Loretta Lynn.

Scroll to Top

Sign up now and be the first to know about all things Circle!

All fields are required.