Cantante country americana.
Nata nel 1935 a Butcher Hollow, Kentucky. a 13 anni sposò "Mooney" Lynn con cui ebbe quattro figli, prima dei 17 anni. Ha pubblicato 70 album, piazzando 17 album numeri 1 e 27 singoli primi in classifica. Il suo primo singolo fu "Honky Tonk Girl". Sua sorella minore è Crystal Gayle, anche lei una famosa cantante country
She was born in Butcher Hollow, a small community in Johnson County, Kentucky, and was married at age 13 to "Mooney" Lynn, with whom she had four children by the time she was 17. She has released 70 albums and had 17 number 1 albums and 27 number 1 singles. Her first single was "Honky Tonk Girl" which reached number 14 on the Billboard singles chart. She has made several albums with Conway Twitty. Her younger sister, Crystal Gayle, is a well-known country singer in her own right.