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Loretta Lynn to perform in concert in St. Petersburg


Published:   |   Updated: May 24, 2013 at 03:14 PM

The coal miner’s daughter is coming to St. Petersburg.

Singer Loretta Lynn, whose story of growing up in Kentucky poverty before being married at 13 and becoming a mother of four by 18 was immortalized in the film “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” plays the Mahaffey Theater on Sept. 14.

Tickets for the concert go on sale June 7 through TheMahaffey.com, the theater box office at 400 First St. South in St. Petersburg, or by phone at (727) 893-7832.

Now 81, Lynn’s career in music has spanned 53 years, and 51 top-10 country hits, including “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “You Ain’t Woman Enough” and “Don’t Come Home A’Drinkin (With Lovin’ On Your Mind).”

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