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Country icon Loretta Lynn's 'first birthday party' (at 87)

Clip: 04/12/2019 | 8m 44s Video has closed captioning.

Loretta Lynn's six decades of boundary-breaking country music and a 1980 film adaptation of her life, "Coal Miner's Daughter," took her from Kentucky poverty to American legend. But in all those years, she says she never had a birthday party...until now. In early April, country superstars and 12,000 fans came together to celebrate her life and musical legacy in Nashville. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 04/12/19

Rating: NR

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