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Dolly Parton in 1983
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). She is known for her top-three single "Here You Come Again" and the number-one hits "9 to 5" and "Islands in the Stream" (a duet with singer Kenny Rogers).
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.
- "I Will Always Love You" (1974)
- "Tennessee Homesick Blues" (1984)
- "Yellow Roses" (1989)
- "Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That" (1998)
- As featured artist
- "Dolly Parton". Billboard. https://www.billboard.com/music/dolly-parton. Retrieved 2019-10-14.
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- "Dolly Parton" (in en-us). https://www.biography.com/musician/dolly-parton.
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 315–317. .