What is this country song?

It's an older country song that my mom used to listen to when I was a kid. The lyrics went something like this:

"I was born the coal man's daughter

In a cabin on the hill over by that town

We were poor but we had shoes

That's the one thing my daddy made sure of

We wore our shoes until our hair turned gray"

Since that sounds kind of stupid I'm sure I don't have the words correct but it goes something like that. Thanks for any help.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Coal Miner's Daughter Loretta Lynn

    Well, I was born a coal miner's daughter

    In a cabin on a hill in Butcher Holler

    We were poor but we had love

    That's the one thing my Daddy made sure of

    He shoveled coal to make a poor man's dollar

    My daddy worked all night in the Van Lear coal mine

    All day long in the field hoeing corn

    Mama rocked the baby at night

    Read the Bible by a coal oil light

    And everything would start all over come break of morn

    Daddy loved and raised eight kids on a coal miner's pay

    Mama scrubbed our clothes on a washboard every day

    I've seen her fingers bleed

    To complain there was no need

    She'd smile in Mama's understanding way

    In the summertime we didn't have shoes to wear

    But in the wintertime we'd all get a brand new pair

    From a mail-order catalogue, money made by selling a hog

    Daddy always seemed to get the money somewhere

    I'm proud to be a coal miner's daughter

    I remember well, the well where I drew water

    The work we done was hard

    At night we'd sleep, cause we were tired

    I never thought I'd ever leave Butcher Holler

    Well a lot of things have changed, since way back when

    And it's so good to be back home again

    Not much left but the floor

    Nothing lives here anymore

    Just a memory of a coal miner's daughter

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  • 1 decade ago

    Coal Miners Daughter by Loretta Lynn

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  • 1 decade ago

    Loretta Lynn-"Coal Miners Daughter"..

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  • 1 decade ago

    Coal Miner's Daughter by Lorretta Lynn

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  • kelli.
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    1 decade ago

    Coal miner's Daughter-by Loretta Lynn i'm pretty sure

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  • 1 decade ago

    Artist: Lorretta Lynn Song: Coal Miners Daughter

    I'll not bother to put in the lyrics, there were several that already have.

    thanks for the Memories!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Coal Miner's Daughter by Loretta Lynn

    I was watching a show on the travel channel about her the other day

    She has this mansion that is haunted. Even though I don't believe in ghosts, it was really interesting.

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  • 1 decade ago

    You have the answer to your question..Coal Miner's Daughter by Loretta Lynn.

    Did you know there is a movie by the same title, an autobiography of Ms Lynn's rise from poverty to fame? It stars Sissy Spacek, whom Ms. Lynn hand chose to play her, and Tommy Lee Jones as her husband Mooney. Good Movie!

    Also, a little more trivia, Crystal Gayle is Ms. Lynn's younger sister and Patsy & Peggy Lynn, "The Lynns" are Ms. Lynn twin daughters.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Loretta Lynn - Coal Miner's Daughter

    EDIT:

    4 answers before mine, dang. That was unexpected. :P

    I thought I forsure had first.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Loretta Lynn sang a song called Coalminer's Daughter.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxMlQKS0rwA

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