She is its executive producer and co-star. She has had 26 songs reach No. The Dolly Parton's Stampede business has venues in Branson, Missouri, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. , Parton is known for having undergone considerable plastic surgery. A second and more contemporary collaboration with Harris and Ronstadt, Trio II, was released in early 1999. Parton is featured on "The Right Time", which she co-wrote with Cyrus and Morris Joseph Tancredi. Her 11 pregnancies (the tenth being twins) in 20 years made her a mother of 12 by age 35. Every item on this page was chosen by The Pioneer Woman team. Dolly has succeeded in acting too, starring in big screen films like Nine to Five, as well as recent series like Netflix’s Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings.  Sixty-four dates were planned in the United States and Canada, visiting the most requested markets missed on previous tours. , In 2005, she was honored with the National Medal of Arts, the highest honor given by the U.S. government for excellence in the arts. , Parton began performing as a child, singing on local radio and television programs in the East Tennessee area. Dolly Parton | Transformation From 1 To 72 Years Old - YouTube The two songs appeared on her first full-length album, Hello, I'm Dolly.. Her songs like the haunting “Jolene” and the upbeat work anthem “9 to 5” have been covered again and again due to their popularity, but no one can belt them out quite like Dolly.  She is also the focus of a Library of Congress collection exploring the influences of country music on her life and career. The title track of her 2008 album Backwoods Barbie was written for the musical's character Doralee.  The pair continued to release duet albums, their final release being 1975's Say Forever You'll Be Mine. Around the same time, Elvis Presley indicated that he wanted to record the song. 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See pictures of Dolly before she became the iconic musician she is today. "Travelin' Thru" won Best Original Song at the 2005 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards. According to Parton, he has seen her perform only once. In late 1981, Parton began filming her second film, the musical film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982). Pretty impressive! 1 on the Hot 100 chart and it was No. , On January 19, 2012, Parton's 66th birthday, Gaylord Opryland and Dollywood announced plans to open a $50 million water and snow park, a family-friendly destination in Nashville that is open all year. On June 29, 2014, Parton performed for the first time at the UK Glastonbury Festival performing songs such as "Jolene", "9 to 5" and "Coat of Many Colors" to a crowd of more than 180,000. Jenae is the editorial assistant for Prevention.com, where she regularly covers nutrition, beauty, celebrity workouts, and health trends. Whooee! In December 2019, the biographical documentary Here I Am was added to the catalog of the Netflix streaming service. , Along with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt, she released Trio (1987) to critical acclaim. The collection contains images, articles, sheet music, and more. , In 2013, Parton and Kenny Rogers reunited for the title song of his album You Can't Make Old Friends. In her many years in the industry, she has earned nominations for an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award.  This was followed by induction into the National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001. , Parton's 1987 variety show Dolly lasted only one season. Having lived to the ripe young age of 73, Dolly Parton has known her share of loss. , In the fall of 2016, she released "Jolene" as a single with the a cappella group Pentatonix and performed on The Voice with Pentatonix and Miley Cyrus in November 2016.. Whitney Houston performed it on The Bodyguard soundtrack and her version became the best-selling hit both written and performed by a female vocalist, with worldwide sales of over 12 million copies. With a butterfly embroidered on the sleeve and her name on her pant leg, this outfit is classic Dolly. , In 2020, Parton received a Grammy award for her collaboration with For King & Country on their song, "God Only Knows.". The two were partners for more than seven years before they parted ways. In a 2009 interview, singer Connie Francis revealed that Dolly had been contacting her for years in an attempt to film the singer's life story. Fish and Wildlife Service. , Parton's songwriting has been featured prominently in several films. McEntire and Reese Witherspoon also came to pay tribute. The pale pink dress she wore to the Tony Awards featured a sheer top layer for extra glamour. Her songs were recorded by many other artists during this period, including Kitty Wells and Hank Williams Jr. She signed with Monument Records in 1965, at age 19; she initially was pitched as a bubblegum pop singer. Her songs "Coat of Many Colors", "I Will Always Love You", and "Jolene", among others, have become classics. " Parton's feminine escapism is acknowledged in her words, "Womanhood was a difficult thing to get a grip on in those hills, unless you were a man. Krauss performed "Jolene" and duetted "Coat of Many Colors" with Twain. She continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", (1978) "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One," (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart. In 1979, she received an Emmy award nomination as "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Variety Program" for her guest appearance in a Cher special. , As a songwriter, Parton has twice been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, for "9 to 5" and "Travelin' Thru" (2005) from the film Transamerica. Wilson Jr. Bridge is commonly called "the Dolly Parton Bridge" due to its arches resembling her bust.  Parton wrote and recorded the film's title song.  It was certified as a gold album by the Recording Industry Association of America and helped revive both Wynette and Lynn's careers. She also has guest-starred in several sitcoms, including a 1990 episode of Designing Women (episode "The First Day of the Last Decade of the Entire Twentieth Century") as herself, the guardian movie star of Charlene's baby. In 1999, Parton received country music's highest honor, an induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame.  Ambassador Theatre Group announced a 2012 UK tour for Dolly Parton's 9 to 5: The Musical, commencing at Manchester Opera House, on October 12, 2012. Her partner and one-time mentor, Porter Wagoner, died in 2007 at the age of 80. Here's a 31-year-old Dolly at the Fourth Annual American Music Awards in Santa Monica, California. 1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. Dolly Records, itunes.apple.com; accessed April 19, 2014. Parton has long credited her father for her business savvy, and her mother's family for her musical abilities. The duo was named Vocal Group of the Year in 1968 by the Country Music Association, but Parton's solo records were continually ignored. '" In 2013, Parton joined Lulu Roman for a re-recording of "I Will Always Love You" for Roman's album, At Last. How adorable is 9-year-old Dolly? Avie Lee's father, Jake Owens, was a Pentecostal preacher, so Parton and her siblings all attended church regularly.