Dolly Parton

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1/6/21-Barry Gibb & Dolly

Source: music-news.com Barry Gibb was "terrified" when he heard his collaborator Keith Urban would be bringing his wife Nicole Kidman to the studio. The Bee Gees star was thrilled when Keith agreed to join him for a new rendition of I've Gotta Get a Message to You for the country duets album, Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook Vol. 1, but had no idea he'd be joined by the Oscar winner. […]

todayJanuary 6, 2021 3

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12/2/20-Parton's Medal?

Source: music-news.com Barack Obama wishes he'd awarded Dolly Parton Presidential Medal of Freedom Former U.S. leader Barack Obama regrets not awarding Dolly Parton the Presidential Medal of Freedom during his time in office, because she "deserves" the prestigious honor for all her humanitarian work. The country music legend has always been a big philanthropist, and the 9 to 5 hit maker recently hit headlines after it was revealed her $1 […]

todayDecember 2, 2020

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10/30/20-Dolly's Hubby!

Source: music-news.com Dolly Parton: 'I've always respected my husband's wish for privacy' Dolly Parton has never pushed her husband of 54 years to join her in the limelight. While the 74-year-old singer enjoys the celebrity side of her job, her spouse Carl Dean prefers to steer clear of fame - something that has led to a conspiracy theory suggesting that he doesn't actually exist. Reflecting on the rumours during an […]

todayOctober 30, 2020

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6/17/20-Dolly Parton statues

Source: music-news.com A Dolly Parton fan has launched an online petition urging officials to replace statues of controversial Confederate figures with monuments to the country queen. Alex Parsons is petitioning the Tennessee State House, Tennessee State Senate, and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee via Change.org, calling for the Jolene singer's likeness to replace monuments to Confederate generals and key figures from the Confederacy throughout the state. "History should not be forgotten, […]

todayJune 17, 2020

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6/7/20-Dolly Daily Prayer

Source: music-news.com Dolly Parton gets up early to chat to God. The 74-year-old country music superstar has a very strong faith and she revealed she likes to rise "in the wee hours" to pray before she gets busy. Speaking to Guideposts magazine, she said: "'How can you use me?' I ask God. 'What can I do today?' I'm a light sleeper, and I get up in the wee hours of […]

todayJune 7, 2020

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3/9/20-Dolly Nude?

(CNN) Dolly Parton turned 74 this year. And she's not letting her age stop her from planning her Playboy return. Parton graced the magazine's cover in 1978 when she was 32. She wants return -- for her 75th birthday. "I don't plan to retire. I just turned 74 and I plan to be on the cover of Playboy magazine again," Parton told 60 Minutes Australia over the weekend. "See, I […]

todayMarch 9, 2020

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1/9/20-Dolly music after death

Dolly Parton is doing her best to "think ahead" by creating music to be released after her death. The country music legend won't consider the thought of retiring, because she loves her job too much, but has started looking to the future and the legacy she will leave behind. In the last installment of nine-episode podcast Dolly Parton's America, Dolly admitted she's trying to think about how her music can […]

todayJanuary 9, 2020

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3/4/18-Dolly & 9 to 5 Reboot?

Dolly Parton can't wait to bring her larger than life 9 to 5 character Doralee Rhodes back to the big screen in a new movie Rashida Jones is developing. The country singer will return along with her co-stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda for the revamp of the beloved 1980 office comedy, according to Deadline, to advise a new generation of working women how to get their own back on […]

todayMarch 4, 2018

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7/19/17-Kenny Rogers' Last Appearance

Country icon Kenny Rogers will reunite onstage with Dolly Parton for one final performance at a star-studded farewell concert in Nashville, Tennessee later this year. Kenny retired from international touring a few years ago and in 2016 he announced he will be wrapping up his live shows for good after one more trek. Kenny has now set October 25th as his official retirement date, and he will gather with his […]

todayJuly 19, 2017

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