Loretta Lynn country music's matriarch is in the hospital after suffering a stroke at her home in Tennessee.

Lynn's website reported: "American Country music legend Loretta Lynn was admitted to a hospital in Nashville last night after she suffered a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. She is currently under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery."

Lynn will postpone upcoming shows

Lynn celebrated her 85th birthday on April 14th. Due to medical complications, her physicians suggested she postpone any upcoming performances until she has fully recuperated.

Therefore, unfortunately, all upcoming scheduled shows will have to be deferred until a later date. Lynn's long career as a beloved performer spans over sixty-decades.

Recipient of four Grammy Awards nominated for seventeen Grammy Awards and inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988. Loretta Lynn's career is an epic achievement. Lynn's long career as a beloved performer spans over sixty-decades.

The Coal Miner's Daughter

The critically acclaimed 1980 film, "The Coal Miner's Daughter" starring Sissy Spacek and Tommy Lee Jones as her devoted yet stern husband and manager Doolittle Lynn (who died in 1996), is based on Lynn's autobiography and memorializes her amazing road to stardom.

The film follows Lynn's mythical rise from abject poverty to become one of the best loved, greatest country stars of our time.

The film details how the shy young wife and mother tapped into her unique talent to change country music forever.

Lynn's honest and forthright lyrics have withstood the test of time. Known for writing the lyrics to some of her most popular songs including, "Coal Miner's Daughter," "I'm a Honky Tonk Girl," "The Pill", and "You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)."

Today's country music performers continue to jockey to appear on stage with the famed talent.

Those close to the star include her family of fans, who know her by several different nicknames.

Lynn is fondly known as The Coal Miner's Daughter, The First Lady of Country Music, The Blue Kentucky Girl, and several other names. Loretta Lynn has continuously honored, with grace and charm, her strong family ties and her country roots throughout her life.

Get well soon Loretta! In the meantime, her fans and fans of fine storytelling ought to pay tribute to The First Lady of Country while she recovers; by watching "The Coal Miner's Daughter." After all, it is a great film.