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Dolly Parton

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress, and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music. She has composed over 3,000 songs, the best known of which include "I Will Always Love You" (a two-time U.S. country chart-topper for Parton, as well as an international pop hit for Whitney Houston), "Jolene", "Coat of Many Colors", "9 to 5", and "My Tennessee Mountain Home". As an actress, she starred in the movies 9 to 5, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Steel Magnolias, Gnomeo & Juliet, Straight Talk, Unlikely Angel, and Joyful Noise. She is one of the most successful female country artists of all time; with an estimated 100 million in album sales, Dolly Parton is also one of the best selling artists of all time. She is known as "The Queen of Country Music". She was born in Sevierville, Tennessee, the fourth of twelve children of Robert Lee Parton, a tobacco farmer, and his wife Avie Lee (Owens). She has described her family as "dirt poor". She outlined her family's poverty in her early songs "Coat of Many Colors" and "In the Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)". They lived in a rustic, one-room

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Dolly Parton Raps ... About Her Gigantic Breasts

Dolly Parton
Raps ... About Her Gigantic Breasts

For some reason, Dolly Parton decided to bust a RAP during her concert in L.A. this weekend ... inspired by Queen Latifah ... and boobs. Here's a sample of Dolly's rhymes: [on the subject of Queen… READ MORE >

Dolly vs. Wynonna: Who'd You Rather?

Dolly vs. Wynonna
Who'd You Rather?

Country music Barbie dolls Dolly Parton, 63, and Wynonna Judd, 45, wigged out at the same event in Nashville on Monday.Question is ... See Also Harmon vs. Messing: Who'd You Rather? 'Glee' Guy vs.… READ MORE >

- 1866 days ago
Dolly Parton -- Cover Me in Leather

Dolly Parton
Cover Me in Leather

There aren't many 63-year-olds who can pull off the head-to-toe leather Emma Peel look -- but last night outside Boa, Dolly Parton and her 40DD friends did just that.Like parts of Dolly, no word… READ MORE >

- 1886 days ago
'9 to 5' Ladies: 29 Years of Work

'9 to 5' Ladies:
29 Years of Work

It's been 29 years since "9 to 5" hit theaters, but everyone's favorite office gals -- Doralee, Violet and Judy -- aren't ready to take that retirement package just yet. Jane Fonda, 71, Dolly… READ MORE >

- 2060 days ago
Hello Doggy!

Hello
Doggy!

Here's a Shih Tzu at the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in NYC on Tuesday (left) -- and 63-year-old country legend Dolly Parton in DC (right).Both have been styled, groomed and… READ MORE >

- 2138 days ago
Dolly Calls Cops on T-Pain in the Ass

Dolly Calls Cops
On T-Pain in the Ass

Dolly Parton called the cops on some people last night -- and T-Pain and Ludacris may be the culprits.Dolly was filming a music video on Hollywood Blvd. last night, when hooligans intentionally… READ MORE >

- 2145 days ago
LeAnn Vs. Jessica -- War in Nashville?!

LeAnn Vs. Jessica
War in Nashville?!

LeAnn Rimes and her hubby see Jessica Simpson as a double threat -- and it has nothing to do with her singing. READ MORE >

- 2267 days ago

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