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  Dolly Parton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parton was born in Sevierville, Tennessee, the fourth of twelve children born to Robert Lee Parton and Avie Lee Owens.
Parton is a hugely successful songwriter, having begun by writing country songs with strong elements of folk music in them based upon her upbringing in humble mountain surroundings.
Parton was awarded the Living Legend medal by the U.S. Library of Congress on April 14, 2004, for her contributions to the cultural heritage of the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dolly_Parton   (3667 words)

  
 Salon.com People | Dolly Parton
Dolly Rebecca Parton was born in January 1946 in the Smoky Mountains of east Tennessee.
Dolly's mother, Avie Lee Parton, married at 15 and had given birth to 12 children (one child, Larry, died as an infant) by the age of 35; Dolly was the fourth.
In that sense, Dolly Parton's story is a textbook case of a young woman yearning for fame and riches as a way of escaping, and helping her family to escape, extreme poverty.
archive.salon.com /people/bc/2000/10/31/parton   (667 words)

  
 Washburn Artists: Dolly Parton
Dolly's superb performance in Nine To Five led to other film roles and a short-lived television variety show of her own.
Dolly continues to produce eclectic country albums which feature her stellar songwriting and production input to this day including a second and third edition of "Trios" and most recently, "Halos and Horns" on Sugar Hill Records.
Dolly Parton is an endorser of the Oscar Schmidt Auto Harp.
www.washburn.com /artists/dollyparton.aspx   (301 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton's a good ol' country gal from the smoky hills of Tennessee, who's made good on her career in Nashville, Hollywood and internationally.
Dolly Parton began her professional career as a country singer before she reached her teens.
Dolly Rebecca Parton, the fourth of twelve children, was born January 19th, 1946 in Sevierville, and raised in Locust Ridge, Tennessee, just next to the Smoky Mountains National Forest.
www.askmen.com /women/singer_150/162_dolly_parton.html   (446 words)

  
 NPR : Dolly Parton's Stairway to Success
Parton recently joined Morning Edition host Bob Edwards in the NPR studios to talk about her childhood, her long career and her latest CD, Halos and Horns.
Parton remembers growing up poor in Tennessee, and said the lesson of success is that money is no substitute for family.
Parton's songs "Coat of Many Colors" (1971) and "Here You Come Again" (1977) were part of the NPR 300 master list of works from the past 100 years.
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/2002/sept/parton   (801 words)

  
 Dolly Parton - PopMatters Concert Review
Parton's three albums for the independent Sugar Hill label have received tons of accolades because they fuse her greatest strengths: heartfelt songwriting, a pitch-perfect voice, and a pure country spirit that is nonetheless unafraid to experiment.
Parton blazed a trail as a country crossover artist in the late '70s and early '80s, but has largely returned to her roots, musically speaking; in her good-natured and bawdy sense of humor she never "got above her raisin'" even in her glossiest moments.
Thankfully, the problem was resolved after a few songs, but the early part of the set suffered for it, and several of the anecdotes and jokes she told between songs were lost.
www.popmatters.com /music/concerts/p/parton-dolly-020817.shtml   (870 words)

  
 CMT.com : Dolly Parton : Biography
Parton accepted the job in 1967, signed with RCA Records in 1968 and joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1969.
Parton returned to her acoustic roots when she recorded the 1987 landmark album Trio with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt.
Parton also changed the landscape of her Tennessee stomping grounds when she opened the Dollywood theme park in 1985.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/parton_dolly/bio.jhtml   (805 words)

  
 Dolly Parton Discography: 1967-1979 (Joe Sixpack's Guide To Hick Music)
Dolly Parton is that rare bird, a commercial country superstar who never lost her hillbilly cred.
Dolly started out her career in the late '60s, emerging as the "girl" singer in the Porter Wagoner show, after taking the role over when Norma Jean and Porter parted ways.
Dolly was clearly a force to be reckoned with: she could play it straight, silly, or totally over the top, yet still bring every song home with complete conviction and believability.
www.slipcue.com /music/country/countryartists/dolly_01.html   (1824 words)

  
 Dolly Parton: Little Sparrow - PopMatters Music Review
Dolly Parton exudes such charisma and personality that it is easy to forget just what made her a star in the first place.
While Parton has earned a place in the popular conscience through movie roles, variety shows, and a theme park, she was able to do all those things because, very early in her career, she established herself as an amazingly gifted composer with a stunning voice.
In 1999, Parton went a step further by releasing her first bluegrass album, The Grass Is Blue, which won widespread critical acclaim and reestablished her as a vibrant force in the music world.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/p/partondolly-little.shtml   (499 words)

  
 Dollymania: The Online Dolly Parton Newsmagazine. Your premier resource for Dolly Parton news and information
Another trick Dolly says she employs is that whenever she eats somewhere like a restaurant where it's not easy to control the portions, she pretends she has two guardian angels watching over her and she has to save their portion of the food.
Dolly has said her favorite films are Harold and Maude and Doctor Zhivago, and her favorite albums are the two Cat Stevens releases which contain his songs she has covered: Teaser & The Firecat (with its original version of "Peace Train") and Tea for Tillerman (featuring the original "Where Do The Children Play").
Dolly didn't have a shirt on under the coat and was starting to "blossom," so boys in her class tried to rip the buttons off the coat to expose her, she told Readers Digest.
www.dollymania.net /faq.html   (9831 words)

  
 Great American Country Dolly Parton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
he artist in question is Dolly Parton and the album is The Grass Is Blue, the legendary singer-songwriter's debut bluegrass collection Parton has been singing mountain music all of her life and has frequently sprinkled her LPs and CDs with bluegrass numbers.
Parton also brought new compositions to the project, notable "Endless Stream Of Tears" and the album's title song.
Parton's first top 10 hit as a solo artist was Bill Monroe's arrangement of "Muleskinner Blues" in 1970.
www.countrystars.com /artists/dparton.html   (1156 words)

  
 Dolly Parton - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dolly Parton (born January 19, 1946) is a popular American country music singer, songwriter and actress.
As well as her talents as a singer, Parton is also well known for her surgically-enhanced cleavage, which often appeared likely to burst out from her low-cut stage costumes.
She once said, "I would have burned my bra in the 60s, but it would have taken the fire department three days to put it out." The first cloned mammal is a sheep, which was named "Dolly" in honor of Dolly Parton, because it was cloned from a mammary cell [1].
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Dolly_Parton   (298 words)

  
 BMI News
Dolly holds the record for the most top 10 country albums for any artist with a total of 40.
In 1999 Dolly signed with Sugar Hill Records and released her first bluegrass album, The Grass Is Blue (Grammy and International Bluegrass Music Association album winner); other acoustic style projects have included Little Sparrow (2001), Halos and Horns (2002).
Her songwriting is the subject of the recent tribute CD Just Because I'm a Woman: Songs of Dolly Parton, and she will release her 73rd album, For God and Country, on November 11.
www.bmi.com /news/200311/country_dparton.asp   (1040 words)

  
 Dolly Parton - Official Page at GACTV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The legendary Dolly Parton has been on another one of her songwriting "binges," and this time the tunes practically went directly from her head to finished CD.
Dolly has never shied away from putting her personal stamp on any kind of song.
Dolly made her Sugar Hill Records debut with her bluegrass homage The Grass Is Blue.
www.countrystars.com /legends/bios/parton_d.html   (1278 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Grass Is Blue: Music: Dolly Parton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dolly Parton's 61st full-length album captures the freshness and vibrancy of the mountain music known as bluegrass.
Dolly is a story-teller, and when she sings a verse or chorus, you believe every word of it.
As a side note, Dolly's cover of 'Silver dagger' might just be the greatest recording of her career.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00002067T?v=glance   (1567 words)

  
 Your Dolly Parton starter kit
By any reasonable standard, Dolly Parton rates as one of the couple dozen greatest musical artists in the history of American popular music.
It has pretty near all the major early Dolly solo songs that are the backbone of her reputation.
In the range of Dolly country, I note the very unfortunate absence of the randy three way with the "Travelin' Man" and her mama.
www.morethings.com /music/essential_dolly_parton.htm   (807 words)

  
 BBC - BBC Four Music - Dolly Parton: Platinum Blonde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dolly Parton is one of the best-loved and most prolific singer/songwriters in the world today.
Platinum Blonde investigates the woman under the wigs as she returns to the UK concert stage after an absence of 20 years.
Dolly Parton's parents were so poor, they paid the doctor attending her birth in cornmeal
www.bbc.co.uk /bbcfour/music/features/dolly-parton.shtml   (150 words)

  
 Dolly Parton
Though country superstar Dolly Parton played a three-month club tour in 2002 to support Halos and Horns (which has been captured in a live DVD and double-CD, Live and Well), it's been almost 10 years since she went on a major concert swing.
Opening up for Parton are Nashville-based The Grascals (Terry Eldredge, Jimmy Mattingly, David Talbot, Jamie Johnson, Danny Roberts and Terry Smith), who also backed the formidable singer/songwriter on the new album.
Parton sings through a headset AKG 420c with a 400 Series wireless transmitter.
bg.mixonline.com /ar/audio_dolly_parton   (531 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Ultimate Dolly Parton: Music: Dolly Parton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Though the title is a bit of a misnomer, "Ultimate Dolly Parton" captures the essence of the hit-making career of country-pop singer extrodinare Dolly Parton.
The last few tracks show how Dolly redeemed herself from the horrors of Carter administration -era soft rock to reclaim her rightful position as the queen of modern country.
The first eight tracks are flawless, and that includes the fantastic melodrama of "Here You Come Again." This is a departure from her earlier style, for sure, but she sings the heck out of it--it was a big pop hit for a reason.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000099T49?v=glance   (1204 words)

  
 Dolly Parton News
Drag queen Stormy Vain pranced in ridiculously high heels on a stage in Edgewater yesterday, lip synching the lyrics to Dolly Parton's famous "Nine to Five." Not exactly your typical fare for Historic London...
Dolly Parton hopes to recapture memories of her childhood swimming hole with a $2.75 million leisure pool at her Splash Country water park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Nashville's newest spot for music is a little bit country and a little bit classical The interior of David M. Schwarz 's slightly countrified neo-classical Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the new $120 million...
www.topix.net /who/dolly-parton   (741 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Ultimate Dolly Parton: Music: Dolly Parton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A definitive collection from country star Dolly Parton and the first to compile all of her RCA, Columbia and Warner hits on one CD.
This is among the best single CD collections of Dolly's music, though there is a 25-track CD titled (confusingly) Ultimate collection which I slightly prefer and which I've already reviewed.
Dolly is an icon and there are not enough words to describe her legendary body of work.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000A1LS1   (579 words)

  
 Dolly Parton - Dollymania: The Online Dolly Parton Newsmagazine. Your premier resource for Dolly Parton news and ...
Your premier resource for Dolly Parton news and information.
And her Imagination Library literacy program is expected to distribute 4 million free books in 2006 to children nationwide in nearly 600 communities across 42 states.
Your premier resource for Dolly Parton news and information." These pages are not officially affiliated with Dolly Parton, Dolly Parton Enterprises or Dollywood.
www.dollymania.net   (309 words)

  
 "DOLLY PARTON" - IMPERSONATOR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is what Sandy causes everyone to do, before and after she recreates the role of Dolly Parton.
Audiences love her renditions of Dolly Parton's hit songs such as "Nine to Five", "I Will Always Love You", "Here You Come Again", "Jolene", "Two Doors Down", "Love Is Strange", and many many more.
If you are a Dolly Parton fan, or just looking for something different don't miss Sandy's Tribute to Dolly show.
www.impersonators.com /dolly.htm   (304 words)

  
 Dolly Parton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946, one of 12 children...
Dolly Parton's Precious Memories (1999) (TV) (writer: "Coat of Many Colors") (performer: "Precious Memories", "In The Sweet Bye and Bye", "In The Garden", "Softly and Tenderly", "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder", "Washed in the Blood", "Power in the Blood", "Coat of Many Colors", "Over in the Glory Land")
Dolly Parton: She Ain't No Dumb Blonde (1997) (TV)....
www.imdb.com /name/nm0000573   (3290 words)

  
 Dolly Parton's Great Smoky Mountain family Amusement Park
Spanning 125 acres and nestled in the lush foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, near Gatlinburg, Dollywood is one of the most popular family vacation destinations.
See Dolly Parton at Dollywood on Sept. 15 as she launches the park's brand-new Bluegrass & BBQ festival.
Dolly’s Cookbook features more than 125 recipes, including many from Parton’s personal collection.
www.dollywood.com   (323 words)

  
 Dolly Parton on Rhapsody   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dolly Parton is almost more famous for her impossibly curvaceous figure and huge hair than for her music -- which is somewhat of a shame.
Country > Country Pop/Cosmopolitan > Urban Cowboy > Dolly Parton
Hear Dolly Parton and similar artists on this station.
www.rhapsody.com /dollyparton   (111 words)

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