Loretta Lynn Hospitalized with Pneumonia

Country singer cancels concert in Kentucky

October 22, 2011 4:13 PM ET
Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
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Loretta Lynn postponed her show  in Ashland, Ky., Saturday because she is hospitalized with pneumonia.

An announcement on the Paramount Arts Center's website said the show would be rescheduled at a later, unspecified date.

The country singer and songwriter has been touring in celebration of 50 years in the music business and is scheduled to perform in Durham, N.C., tomorrow night. According to the box office of the Durham Performing Arts Center, that performance had not yet been canceled.

TMZ reported that the country singer and songwriter had knee surgery replacement last month.

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