The 85-year-old country music legend, Loretta Lynn has been reported to be hospitalized on Friday after suffering a stroke in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee while at home.
An official note credited to her Facebook page stated that she was admitted into a hospital in Nashville Tennessee for medical attention. Confirming the incident, Sony Music’s Mana Malta stated that after suffering a stroke on Thursday night, she was admitted to a Nashville hospital.
The Facebook message further added that the singer was currently receiving medical care and expectations were that she would “make a full recovery”. Although she was said to be responsive, the singer has been advised to “stay off the road” as she recovers. It was also revealed that upcoming shows earlier scheduled would be postponed.
It would be remembered that several show dates were canceled September of last year after Lynn underwent minor surgery after injury sustained due to a fall.. She has been advised by her doctors to avoid performing while she recovers.
Lynn has an impressive list of hot songs dating back to the 1960s. These include The Coal Miner’s Daughter, The Pill and You Ain’t Woman Enough among others. Originally, from Kentucky, her songs speak on such themes as philandering husbands, mistresses, family life with a strong musical influence from her background.
She has had her autobiography, which was published in 1977 adapted into a movie. Her album titled Van Lear Rose won her two Grammy awards in 2005.