Knowledge Identifier: +Dolly_Parton
Born in 1946.
Countries: United States (61%), Tennessee (9%), United Kingdom (7%)
Linked to: Academy Award for Best Original Song, Dollywood Foundation, American Film Institute, Academy Award for Best Song
In addition to her performing appearances on "The Porter Wagoner Show" in the 1960s and into the 1970s; her two self-titled television variety shows in the 1970s and 1980s; and on "American Idol" in 2008 and other guest appearances, Parton has acted in television roles
Ken Mansfield - Since the 1960s, Mansfield has been associated with an array of notable performers including The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Waylon Jennings, James Taylor, Roy Orbison, Don Ho, the Imperials, Tompall Glaser, Harry Nilsson, Glen Campbell, Buck Owens, Lou Rawls, Andy Williams, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Eric Burdon, Badfinger, Ray Stevens, Jackie Lomax, The Four Freshmen, Judy Garland, Dolly Parton, David Cassidy, Nick Gilder, Claudine Longet and Jessi Colter
Porter Wagoner - In 1967, he introduced a little known Dolly Parton on his long-running television show, and they were a well-known duet throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s
Norma Jean (singer) - Norma Jean left Wagoner's show in 1967 after marrying Jody Taylor and was replaced by newcomer Dolly Parton, who went on to become one of country music's leading female stars
Other chart hits during this period included Parton's chart-topping cover of the 1969 First Edition hit "But You Know I Love You" and "The House of the Rising Sun" , "Single Women", "Heartbreak Express" and "Hard Candy Christmas" and 1983's "Potential New Boyfriend", which was accompanied by one of Parton's first music videos, and which reached the U.S. dance charts
I Will Always Love You - However, when it was discovered the song was to be used for "Fried Green Tomatoes", Houston requested a different song, and her co-star Kevin Costner brought her Dolly Parton's recording, the song's producer brought her Linda Ronstadt's 1975 version of "I Will Always Love You" from her album "Prisoner in Disguise"
Alanna Nash - In 1978, Nash published a biography of Dolly Parton, which included material gathered from a several-day long interview with Parton
In 1979 she received an Emmy award nomination as "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Variety Program" for her guest appearance in a Cher special
Emmylou Harris - A Christmas album, "Light of the Stable", was released in 1979; its title track featured backing vocals by Dolly Parton, Linda_Ronstadt and Neil Young, all three of whom Harris had worked with sporadically since the mid-1970s, and with whom she continued to collaborate with through the 2000s
Jeannie C. Riley - The song immediately became a hit for Riley and went to number one on both the "Billboard" Pop and Country charts, a feat not repeated until 1981 when Dolly Parton released "9 to 5"
The House of the Rising Sun - In September 1981, Dolly Parton released a cover of the song as the third single from her "9 to 5 and Odd Jobs" album
From 1984 to 1985, she toured alongside Kenny Rogers for the "Real Love Tour"
In 1986, Parton was inducted into the Nashville, Tennessee Songwriters Hall of Fame
Mac Davis - In 1989, he gained attention when he collaborated with Dolly Parton on her "White Limozeen" album, cowriting the title track with Parton, and duetting with her on another of the tracks
Pam Tillis - Besides her own work, Tillis co-wrote and sang on the 1990 Warner Bros. single "Tomorrow's World", written in honor of Earth Day, and Dolly Parton's 1992 single "Romeo"
Justine Clarke - In 1991 she formed a Dolly Parton inspired band called the Honky Tonk Angels, which disbanded three years later
Parton starred along with James Woods in the comedy film "Straight Talk" in 1992
Billy Ray Cyrus - Also in 1993, Cyrus appeared on Dolly Parton's single "Romeo"; though the single only reached 27 on the country singles charts, the accompanying video was popular on CMT
As documented in her 1994 autobiography, initially, much of Wagoner's audience was unhappy that Norma Jean, the performer whom Parton had replaced, had left the show, and was reluctant to accept Parton
I Will Always Love You - In his book "Country Music Culture: From Hard Times to Heaven" , Ellison stated, "in the early 1990s, when ambiguity in romantic relationships accompanies changing expectations for both men and women, this song demonstrates Dolly Parton's appeal as a songwriter in the pop music market
She appeared as herself in 2000 on the Halloween episode of Bette Midler's sitcom "Bette," and episode 14 of the Fox sitcom "Babes"
In 2003, her efforts to preserve the bald eagle through the American Eagle Foundation's sanctuary at Dollywood earned her the Partnership award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mindy Smith - Dolly Parton followed by adding backing vocals to a new mix of the song, which was featured on Smith's debut album "One Moment More", that was released in January 2004
Kate Gulbrandsen - These included a new version of the Dolly Parton hit "Jolene", which was included on her 2005 album release "Vi to"
Katherine Jenkins - Jenkins's Italian-language version of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" , first performed live at Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire on 28 August 2005, was the first cut on her third album "Living a Dream"
Running from March 6 to April 3, 2007, this was her first world tour in many years and her first tour in the United Kingdom since 2002
Kellie Pickler - On February 26, 2007, she met her personal 'idol' and strongest influence, the country music superstar Dolly Parton
Barbara Mandrell - Time-Life recently released a DVD collection called "The Best of Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters" on May 1, 2007, which features more than 40 guest musical performances including country superstars Johnny Cash, Alabama, Marty Robbins, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, The Statler Brothers, Ray Charles, John Schneider, Glen Campbell and many more, as well as comedy legend Bob Hope
Whitney Houston - In 2008, Rolling Stone listed Houston as the thirty-fourth of the 100 greatest singers of all time, stating "Her voice is a mammoth, coruscating cry: Few vocalists could get away with opening a song with 45 unaccompanied seconds of singing, but Houston's powerhouse version of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" is a tour de force.
Jessica Chastain - In 2008, she made her film debut as the title role in Dan Ireland's drama film "Jolene" which was based on the short story "Jolene: A Life" by E. L. Doctorow, itself inspired by Dolly Parton's song "Jolene", and follows her life over the course of ten years, as an abused 15-year-old foster child up until her life as a 25-year-old woman
Sophie Ellis-Bextor - In October 2008, Ellis-Bextor covered the Dolly Parton song "Jolene"; the track was released on the soundtrack to the BBC2 sitcom "Beautiful People"
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
Ann Harada - She was in the original cast of the Dolly Parton musical "9 to 5" as Kathy and in the ensemble through June 21, 2009
Parton co-starred with Queen Latifah in the musical film "Joyful Noise" , which finished filming in April 2011
Queen Latifah - In January 2012, while appearing on 106 & Park with Dolly Parton, to promote Joyful Noise, Latifah stated that she had been working on a new album, set to release sometime in spring 2012.
In 2013, Parton joined Lulu Roman for a recording of "I Will Always Love You" for Roman's album "At Last"
Gail Davies - Gail produced a new album in 2013 entitled "Unsung Hero - A Tribute To The Music Of Ron Davies," featuring Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Shelby Lynne, John Prine, Crystal Gayle, Jim Lauderdale and a host others
Linda Perry - In 2018 Perry collaborated with Dolly Parton, penning multiple songs for the motion picture soundtrack to the Netflix film Dumplin', including "Here I Am", a duet with Sia, and the Golden Globe-nominated "Girl In The Movies"
Macy Gray - In 2018, Gray is featured alongside Dolly Parton on a re-recording of "Two Doors Down" for the Dumplin' soundtrack
9 to 5 (film) - In a 2018 interview, Dolly Parton announced that a sequel is in the works to bring the story into a modern-day one
I Will Always Love You - In a 2019 episode of the Sky Arts music series "Brian Johnson: A Life on the Road", Parton described finding old cassette tapes and realizing that she'd composed both "Jolene" and "I Will Always Love You" in the same songwriting session, telling Johnson "Buddy, that was a good night