Loretta Lynn Hospitalized With Pneumonia, Cancels Shows

Country music legand and Hall of Fame member Loretta Lynn was hospitalized over the weekend with the early stages of pneumonia, according a release from the AP quoting a representative of Lynn.

The 76-year-old Lynn was scheduled to perform Saturday at the Performing Arts Center in Ashland, Ky. and Sunday in Durham, N.C., but the Kentucky center issued a news release saying she is in the hospital and would be unable to perform. The Kentucky theater says the show will be rescheduled.

Loretta Lynn Enterprises posted a statement on her website Saturday night that confirmed the cancellations due to illness.

“Doctors have diagnosed her as the beginning stages pneumonia, and will continue to need rest. Loretta is doing well and is disappointed but feels confident she will be ready for upcoming November dates.”

Or wishes and thought go out to the Coal Miner’s Daughter for a speedy recovery.


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