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Country singer Dolly Parton at the opening of the Dollywood Theme park, a theme park devoted to the life and works of the country music star. For Dolly Parton, turning down Elvis' offer to cover her music was one Country singers Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner perform onstage in. Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, ) is an American singer, songwriter, . In , musician and country music entertainer Porter Wagoner invited Parton to join .. that he does spontaneous things to surprise her and sometimes even writes poems for her. In Parton said, "We're really proud of our marriage.
It was in church that Dolly first discovered her voice, like many other country stars, but breaking out of the backwoods would not be an easy task. Doting On Daddy InDolly wrote a tribute to her late father, who had passed inin celebration of the ways he influenced her life.
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She explained how though they were poor, and her father nearly broke his back trying to provide for the family, the children never lacked for gratitude. She shared that it may have only been a bite of pie or a sandwich, or sometimes even just a piece of bologna, but the kids all cherished those morsels. A Magical Elixar Without modern comforts that were afforded to more affluent areas, even in the s when Dolly was growing up, the family had to make do with whatever they could find.
There was no such thing as television in the Parton household, but the children and their parents, Robert and Avie, managed to entertain themselves. Winter Winds Though Dolly has made light of her poverty-stricken childhood, some of her stories are no laughing matter. Dolly shared that her siblings often wet the bed, which she learned to appreciate when it was the only source of warmth they had, though it caused her to bathe often in the winter.
Her first song was written about her corncob doll, the only toy she could muster in such harsh economic conditions. If not for him, she may never have had the opportunity to become the star she is now.
Dolly reminisced about having to sleep in his car, but it seems the experience would all be worth it in the end. At that time, Dolly finally had an opportunity to hear some of the biggest country stars sing live, and there was one who she found particularly impressive. In those early years, the impressionable girl found herself quite taken by Johnny Cash. It still got to me. I wanted fancy clothes, I wanted jewelry, I wanted to be pretty. Marriage seemed to be going as well as her career, a rarity in show business, but things were going to start getting rocky in a way the couple never expected.
Settling Into Home While Dolly Parton began touring the country as an acclaimed and popular musician, her husband was content to stay in Tennessee and build a decidedly unglamorous business as a road paver. Dean never minded staying home to mind his business while Dolly was off living the glamorous life.
He liked the country life, but he would show his support in different ways. A Grander Return After Dolly hit it big, there was one thing she really wanted to do, which was purchase her childhood home. Though she wanted to preserve the rustic charm it held when the family lived in deep poverty, she also still thought it should have an update. The park itself is situated not too far from her hometown. In truth, Dolly finally divulged that she did have some tattoos in hidden places, which she had gotten done to cover scars.
When she was asked about being teased for the size and shape of her assets, Dolly answered that in the beginning, she was somewhat uncomfortable on what people were focusing their attention on. But this would be addressing the same issues, and they need to be addressed again and some more, in different ways. He was rarely if ever photographed with his wife, but there was one incident the pair still laugh about. As a joke, Dolly alerted security, who almost removed Dean, until they realized who he was.
The Hardest Moment In the early s, however, Dolly began to struggle with her marriage. She needed to find a way to reinvigorate her music, which meant turning back to her roots. Popeye Saves The day Dolly recounts how she was holding the weapon she kept for home safety, when she heard her dog, a little French bulldog named Popeye come pattering into the room.Dolly Parton Porter Wagoner Reunite on Dolly Show 1987/88 (Ep 18, Pt2)
I put the gun down. How Long Is Forever? The truth is, the song had no illusion to Dean or the state of their marriage, Dolly simply wrote it as a goodbye to the Porter Wagoner Show.
The song has had three record-setting releases, making it the only song to debut at number one on the charts more than once. Allegations Pile Up Dolly has always been beset by rumors about possible romances that occurred with her costars.
When she was working on Best Littler Whorehouse In Texas, whispers floated around that she had gotten involved with Burt Reynolds, despite her later accounts of how horrible he was to work with. Open Or Closed With all of the rumors swirling, it can be hard to tell if Dolly and Carl are in an open and closed relationship.
Only He Sees Dolly has another secret that she reserves only for her husband: She has explained that while she is not secretly covered in ink, she has received a couple of tattoos over the years, but in hidden places where only her husband will see them.
Bubbling Between Them As the years passed, the public never knew what to think about Dolly and her ever elusive husband. New information has surfaced recently that Dolly may have had another dalliance with a different man who was in her close circle in the early s. Dolly has never confirmed the rumor, but supposedly the tryst ended when she refused to leave Carl. Parton, who had always envisioned a solo career, made the decision to leave Wagoner's organization; the pair performed their last duet concert in Apriland she stopped appearing on his TV show in mid, although they remained affiliated.
He helped produce her records through Around the same time, Elvis Presley indicated that he wanted to record the song. Parton was interested until Presley's wily manager, Colonel Tom Parkertold her that it was standard procedure for the songwriter to sign over half of the publishing rights to any song recorded by Presley.
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That decision has been credited with helping to make her many millions of dollars in royalties from the song over the years. She again topped the singles chart in with " The Bargain Store ".
Pop transition[ edit ] Parton in From toshe consistently charted in the country Top 10with eight singles reaching number one. Parton had her own syndicated television variety show, Dolly! Her siblings Randy and Stella both received recording contracts of their own. Inshe began working closely with Sandy Gallinwho served as her personal manager for the next 25 years. With her album All I Can Dowhich she co-produced with Porter Wagoner, Parton began taking more of an active role in production, and began specifically aiming her music in a more mainstream, pop direction.
Her first entirely self-produced effort, New Harvest After New Harvest's disappointing chart performance, Parton turned to high-profile pop producer Gary Klein for her next album.
The result, 's Here You Come Againbecame her first million-seller, topping the country album chart and reaching number 20 on the pop chart.
The Barry Mann - Cynthia Weil -penned title track topped the country singles chart, and became Parton's first top-ten single on the pop chart 3. For the remainder of the s and into the early s, many of her subsequent singles moved up on both charts simultaneously. Her albums during this period were developed specifically for pop- crossover success. She continued to have hits with " Heartbreaker ", " Baby I'm Burning " and " You're the Only One ," all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.
During this period, her visibility continued to increase, with multiple television appearances. Her commercial success grew inwith three consecutive country chart number-one hits: Parton became one of the few female country singers to have a number-one single on the country and pop charts simultaneously. Her singles continued to appear consistently in the country Top Between andshe had 12 Top hits; half of them hit number one.
She continued to make inroads on the pop chart as well. However, RCA Records did not renew her contract after it expired inand she signed with Columbia Records in Country and bluegrass period[ edit ] Along with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadtshe released Trio to critical acclaim.
The album revitalized Parton's music career, spending five weeks at number one on Billboard's Country Albums chart, and also reached the top 10 on Billboard's Top Albums chart. After a further attempt at pop success with Rainbowincluding the single " The River Unbroken ", Parton focused on recording country material. Although Parton's career appeared to be revived, it was actually just a brief revival before contemporary country music came in the early s and moved most veteran artists off the charts.
Both the single and the album were massively successful.
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Parton's soundtrack album from the film, Straight Talkhowever, was less successful. But her album Slow Dancing with the Moon won critical acclaim and did well on the charts, reaching number four on the country albums chart, and number 16 on the Billboard album chart. Live from Homefeaturing stripped down versions of some of her hits, as well as some traditional songs, was released in late Her recording of Stevens' " Peace Train " was later re-mixed and released as a dance single, reaching Billboard's dance singles chart.
Her country-rock album Hungry Again was made up entirely of her own compositions. A second and more contemporary collaboration with Harris and Ronstadt, Trio IIwas released in early Parton also was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in It was followed by the studio album Backwoods Barbiewhich was released on February 26,and reached number two on the country chart.
The album's debut at number 17 on the all-genre Billboard albums chart was the highest in her career. The Musicalan adaptation of her feature film. After the sudden death of Michael Jacksonwhom Parton knew personally, she released a video in which she somberly told of her feelings on Jackson and his death. Inshe was said to have been working on a dance-oriented album, Dance with Dolly, but as of Junethe album had not been released.
On January 6,Parton announced that her new album would be titled Better Day.
On February 11,after the sudden death of Whitney HoustonDolly Parton stated, "Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston. I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song, and I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, 'Whitney, I will always love you.
You will be missed. It was released in the United States on May 13, and debuted at number six on the Billboard chart, making it her first top album and her highest-charting solo album ever; it also reached the number two on the U. The album was released in Europe on June 9, and reached number two on the UK album chart. On June 29,Parton performed for the first time at the UK Glastonbury Festival performing songs such as "Jolene", "9 to 5" and "Coat of Many Colors" to a crowd of more thanThe tour was one of Parton's biggest tours within the United States in more than 25 years.
The song celebrates 50 years of the CMA Awards. The track had been written by Kesha's mother Pebe Sebert. It was previously a hit for Parton and was included on her album Dolly, Dolly, Dolly.
She also co-wrote and provided featuring vocals on the song "Rainbowland" on Younger Nowthe sixth album by her goddaughter Miley Cyrus.
Other work[ edit ] InNashville Business ranked her to be the wealthiest country-music star. Songwriting[ edit ] Parton is a prolific songwriter, having begun by writing country-music songs with strong elements of folk musicbased upon her upbringing in humble mountain surroundings, and reflecting her family's Christian background.
Parton went on to say that she writes something every day, be it a song or an idea. The second version was a number one country hit and also managed to reach the pop charts, going to number The Early Years Whitney Houston performed it on The Bodyguard soundtrack and her version became the best-selling hit both written and performed by a female vocalist, with worldwide sales of over 12 million copies.
In addition, the song has been translated into Italian and performed by the Welsh opera singer Katherine Jenkinsa fact referred to by Parton herself at the Backwoods Barbie tour concert in Birmingham UK. The Musical[ edit ] Main article: The Musicala musical-theater adaptation of Parton's feature film 9 to 5 The musical ran at the Ahmanson TheatreLos Angeles in late