FTS. PORTER WAGONER/KENNY ROGERS/LINDA RONSTADT & EMMYL
American Country singer, songwriter, and actress born on January 19, 1946 in Locust Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Sister of Rachel Dennison, Randy Parton, and Stella Parton.
She made her first solo record Puppy Love a Rockabilly song in 1959 at the age of 11 on the Goldband Records Label. She went on in 1962 to make one Soul Pop single "The Love You Gave" (It's Sure Gonna Hurt) for the Mercury Records label. In 1964 she went on to sing for the Monument label. She first sang the Pop single "What Do You Think About Lovin" (What Do You Think About Lovin'). Then made the (Blue-Eyed) Soul single "Happy, Happy Birthday Baby" (Happy, Happy Birthday Baby) that hit the 1965 bubbling under charts. Then made the (Blue-Eyed) Soul Single "Busy Signal" (Busy Signal). Then made the (Blue-Eyed) Soul single "Don't Drop Out" (Don't Drop Out). In 1966 she scored a No. 1 hit with Bill Phillips (4) on the Decca Records label. She went in 1966 after being forced by her previous labels to sing Soul and Pop, to sing country. She had her first top 100 hits "Dumb Blonde" (Dumb Blonde / The Giving And The Taking) and "Something Fishy" (Something Fishy / I've Lived My Life). She in 1967 replaced the country singer Norma Jean (2) on the Porter Wagoner Show as the "girl singer". In 1968 she switched to RCA Victor label. She scored her first No. 1 hit "Joshua" (Joshua). She made singles for RCA Victor until 1987 when she made singles for the Columbia Records label. After that she made singles Blue Eye Records (2) label [her own label] and one single for the Decca Records label.
She acted in the films '9 To 5' (1980), 'The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas' (1982), 'Steel Magnolias' (1989), 'A Smokey Mountain Christmas' (1986), 'Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love' (2016), 'Gnomeo and Juliet' (2011), 'Joyful Noise' (2012), and 'Straight Talk' (1993). Her composition 'I Will Always Love You', written in 1974, became a worldwide hit for Whitney Houston in 1993. In the mid-1980s, she opened her own theme park called 'Dollywood'. Dolly Parton received the Songwriters Hall of Fame Johnny Mercer Award in 2007.
Studios: Fireside Studios
Coat Of Many Colors
I Will Always Love You
Please Don't Stop Loving Me
Love Is Like A Butterfly
The Bargain Store
Here You Come Again
It's All Wrong, But It's All Right
I Really Got The Feeling
You're The Only One
Starting Over Again
Old Flames Can't Hold A Candle To You
9 To 5
But You Know I Love You
Tennessee Homesick Blues
Islands In The Stream
To Know Him Is To Love Him
Why'd You Come In Here Lookin' Like That
BMG Heritage, RCA Nashville
Australia, Canada, South Africa, United States of America, Europe