- Born in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Grew up in Sacramento, California.
- Her mother, Liz Anderson, wrote several hit songs for Merle Haggard.
- 1967, joined the cast of Lawrence Welk’s TV show.
- 1968, won Academy of Country Music award for Best Female Vocalist.
- 1970, released her biggest hit record, “Rose Garden” (written by Joe South). Won Grammy for “Best Country Performance, Female.”
- 1971, won CMA award for Best Female Vocalist and ACM award for Top Female Vocalist.
- Recorded dozens of top ten hits during the 70’s and early 80’s including “You’re My Man,” “How Can I Unlove You,” and “Top of the World.”
- Her first success was in showing horses. She won 700 trophies for her quarter horses and was 1966 California Horse Show Queen. Lynn’s daughter Lisa is also a champion rider.
- 2004, released “The Bluegrass Sessions,” which was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Bluegrass category.