“My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy”

Published September 1, 1969 / Last Updated August 24, 2015
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Dolly releases fourth solo album, “My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy” in Sept. 1969

In September of 1969, Dolly released her fourth solo album, “My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy,” on the RCA Nashville label. The album contains some of Dolly’s most imaginative songwriting covering many serious themes. Dolly even reveals one of the first images of her husband, Carl Dean (look behind Dolly on the cover of the album).

“My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy” climbed to No. 194 on The Billboard Top 200 and No. 6 on the U.S. Top Country Albums charts.

The song, “Daddy” written by Dolly reached No. 40 on the US Country Singles Chart. “In the Ghetto” by Mac Davis climbed to No. 50 and the title track, also released as a single, reached No. 45 on the US Country Singles Chart.

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