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DOLLY PARTON LIFE & CAREER

DISCOVER THE LIFE & CAREER OF A LIVING LEGEND – DOLLY PARTON

Dolly Parton – Her life and career together make a rags-to-rhinestones story which began on January 19, 1946. Born the fourth child of 12, Dolly grew up in Locust Ridge, nestled against the Great Smoky Mountains. Music runs deep in the Parton family and while many played important parts in Dolly’s success, she credits Uncle Bill Owens for helping her get started in the music business.

From taking the stage of “The Cas Walker Farm and Home Hour” in Knoxville, TN, to landing a spot on “The Porter Wagoner Show,” Dolly’s talent soon catapulted her to super-stardom.

Her songs have captured the hearts of generations. Her electric smile has brightened the lives of millions. Her trademark style is recognized across the globe.

Today, Dolly is one of an elite group of individuals to receive at least one nomination from all four major annual American entertainment award organizations; Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar, and Tony. In 2004, the U.S. Library of Congress gave her the distinguished Living Legend Award.

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In 2006, she was selected to receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors. Five years later in 2011, she was awarded a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award.

“My dream was to make as many people happy as I could in this life.”

Of everything Dolly has achieved, she remains humble and grounded in faith and family. From her “Coat of Many Colors” to her wigs of many styles, no dream was ever too big and no mountain ever too high for the little country girl who turned the world into her stage.

From singing barefoot on the front porch of her Tennessee Mountain Home to commanding the stage in six-inch heels, Dolly Parton is a larger-than-life living legend with a heart as big as her dreams.

LATEST NEWS & HISTORY

Enter To Win: Meet Dolly Parton At Her SOLD-OUT 50th Anniversary Grand Ole Opry Performance

Enter To Win: Meet Dolly Parton At Her SOLD-OUT 50th Anniversary Grand Ole Opry Performance

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New Dolly Parton Exhibit At Grand Ole Opry House – “Dolly: My Opry Memories”

New Dolly Parton Exhibit At Grand Ole Opry House – “Dolly: My Opry Memories”

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Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire Join Carrie Underwood In Hosting CMA Awards

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Family Traditions Are Made At Dolly Parton’s Stampede

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Dolly Parton’s Stampede Awarded Four #1 Rankings Among Pigeon Forge Attractions

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Nashville Mayor Declares August 5 Dolly Parton Day

Nashville Mayor Declares August 5 Dolly Parton Day

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National Conference of State Legislatures 2019 Legislative Summit

National Conference of State Legislatures 2019 Legislative Summit

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Special Anniversary Show Celebrates 25 Seasons At The Comedy Barn

Special Anniversary Show Celebrates 25 Seasons At The Comedy Barn

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Dolly Parton To Be Inducted Into East Tennessee Writers Hall Of Fame

Dolly Parton To Be Inducted Into East Tennessee Writers Hall Of Fame

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The Comedy Barn Celebrates 25 Years

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Hallmark Channel Announces “Christmas At Dollywood,” Starring Danica McKellar

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Dollywood Hosts A “Summer Celebration” Everyone Will Enjoy

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Dollywood’s Splash Country Continues Water Safety Day With Decade Of Swim Lessons

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Dollywood’s Splash Country Opens With New Experiences And Innovation

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Imagination Library Documentary To Feature Actress & Author Danica McKellar

Imagination Library Documentary To Feature Actress & Author Danica McKellar

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Dolly Parton Opens Wildwood Grove At Dollywood

Dolly Parton Opens Wildwood Grove At Dollywood

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Dollywood Partners With TVA

Dollywood Partners With TVA

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The FBI Honors The Dollywood Foundation

The FBI Honors The Dollywood Foundation

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Dolly Parton Partners With IMG

Dolly Parton Partners With IMG

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New Pirate Ships Have Arrived at Pirates Voyage In Pigeon Forge

New Pirate Ships Have Arrived at Pirates Voyage In Pigeon Forge

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Dolly Parton Sponsors NASCAR Xfinity Series Team At Alsco 300 At Bristol Motor Speedway

Dolly Parton Sponsors NASCAR Xfinity Series Team At Alsco 300 At Bristol Motor Speedway

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Pirates Voyage Taking Shape In Pigeon Forge

Pirates Voyage Taking Shape In Pigeon Forge

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