Loretta Lynn Postpones Shows, Will Undergo Surgery After Recent Fall

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Loretta Lynn performs at Stubbs on March 17, 2016 in Austin, Texas. 

Country music star Loretta Lynn has postponed shows after suffering injuries in a fall that will require minor surgery.

Lynn's injuries were described as not serious, but a statement posted on her website on Wednesday (Sept. 7) said her doctors have advised her to stay off the road until she's made a full recovery.

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The 84-year-old singer and songwriter was not able to perform during a Labor Day weekend show at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, and three upcoming shows in September have been postponed.

The "Coal Miner's Daughter" released her first studio album in a decade earlier this year, called Full Circle. She continues to tour regularly.


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