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Dolly Parton in 2005
January 19, 1946|
Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
|Genres||Country, bluegrass, folk, pop|
|Instruments||Singing, guitar, banjo, autoharp, piano|
|Labels||Dolly Records, Goldband Records, Mercury, Somerset, Monument, RCA, Warner Bros., Columbia, Rising Tide, Decca, Asylum, Sugar Hill Records|
Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American, Grammy Award-winning country music singer/songwriter, composer, author, and actress. She has become one of the most successful female country artists in history, with 25 number-one singles (a record for a female country artist) and 41 top-10 country albums (a record for any country artist).
Her 1967 song "Dumb Blonde" was heard by country singer Porter Wagoner, and he asked Parton to be a part of his television show. Her single "Jolene" reached number one in 1974, becoming a solo artist, though still performed and recorded with Wagoner.
- Dolly Parton Music (official music site)
- Dolly Parton.com (official site)
- Dolly Parton On-Line
- Dolly Parton at the Internet Movie Database
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