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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton
Born: Jan 19, 1946 in Locust Ridge, TN
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Genre: Country
Biography: It's difficult to find a country performer who has moved from her country roots to international fame more successfully than Dolly Parton. Her autobiographical single "Coat of Many Colors" shows the poverty of growing up one of 12 children on a rundown farm in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. At 12 years old, ...Read full biography
Coat Of Many Colors
Released: 1971
Label: Buddha Records
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Dolly Parton had a number of hits in the late '60s as Porter Wagoner's duet partner, yet solo success eluded her until her 1971 album Coat of Many Colors. The title track was a Top Ten single, and it effectively ...Read full review
The Grass Is Blue
Released: 1999
Label: Sugar Hill
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It was inevitable, especially considering her recent albums, that Dolly Parton would eventually go all the way back to the mountains with a bluegrass project. A child of the southern Appalachians, Parton ...Read full review
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