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‘Straight Talk’ soundtrack

Published March 20, 1992 / Last Updated August 23, 2015
Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

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The ‘Straight Talk’ soundtrack includes 10 original songs including ‘Light of a Clear Blue Morning’

In Dolly’s role as Shirlee Kenyon she finds herself hosting a successful radio talk show in Chicago. “Dr. Shirlee” delivers advice to callers using what Dolly calls “Dollyized” sayings.

The title song, “Straight Talk” captures Dr. Shrilee’s approach to answering caller’s questions. She says,

“Just tell me how you really feel, Be on the up and up, With questions I can understand, For answers you can trust.”

“Light of a Clear Blue Morning” first appeared on Dolly’s 1977 album “New Harvest… First Gathering.

Track listing:

  1. “Blue Grace” 
  2. “Light of a Clear Blue Morning” 
  3. “Dirty Job” 
  4. “Blue Me” 
  5. “Straight Talk” 
  6. “Fish Out of Water” 
  7. “Burning” 
  8. “Livin’ a Lie” 
  9. “Thought I Couldn’t Dance” 
  10. “Burning to Burned” 
  11. “Light of a Clear Blue Morning (Reprise)”

The “Straight Talk” soundtrack was released in March of 1992 and reached number 22 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart.

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‘New Harvest…First Gathering’

Published February 2, 1977 / Last Updated August 23, 2015
Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

Managing Editor - Jacob Timmons
Creative Director - Sarah Chapman
Senior Editor - Amanda Webb
Team Dolly

Dolly releases 18th solo album, ‘New Harvest…First Gathering’

Released in 1977, “New Harvest…First Gathering” was Dolly’s first effort at self-producing an album, her first time aiming specifically at the pop charts and the first project recorded in both Nashville and Los Angeles.

Dolly was nominated for a GRAMMY for Best Female Country Vocal for “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher.”

The album topped the U.S. Billboard Top Country Charts becoming her first No. 1 album and reached No. 71 on the U.S. Billboard 200.

 

Team Dolly‘New Harvest…First Gathering’