You Wanna Give Me a Lift [*] Loretta Lynn Buy this song. FAVORITE (3 fans) Loretta Lynn. Loretta Lynn (née Webb; born on April 14, 1932) is an American country-music singer-songwriter and author. Born in Butcher Hollow, near Paintsville, Kentucky, USA, to a coal-miner father. At the age of 14 she married, and soon she became pregnant.