There are many ways to describe country icon Loretta Lynn and her amazing career: groundbreaking, record-setting, genre-defining. But one of the best descriptors is also one of the simplest. Loretta Lynn is a bada--.

When Lynn entered country music nearly 60 (SIXTY!) years ago, she changed everything, from what a female country singer could sing about to what a female country singer could achieve. From her first record in 1960 until today, The Boot has compiled a list of five of Lynn's most bada-- moments. Click through the gallery below to read about each of them, and stand in awe of the First Lady of Country Music.