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Dolly Parton Defends Miley Cyrus, Gears Up for Live Twitter Chat

“The girl is smart. And she doesn’t have to be so drastic. But I will respect her choices. I did it my way, so why can’t she do it her way?” Dolly Parton said.

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Dolly Parton to Play Live Concert On QVC

In addition to her performance, Parton will be selling her album through QVC 20 days before its release date. The two CD set containing Blue Smoke and Dolly Live will be available starting April 24.

04/10/2014

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Hear the New Dolly Parton Song ‘Blue Smoke’

“I’ve just about had all the heartache I can stand,” sings Dolly Parton in her new song “Blue Smoke,” the title track to her upcoming album. Watch a new lyric video.

03/18/2014

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Dolly Parton to Play Glastonbury Festival

The country legend will perform for the first time this June at the famed U.K. festival. The bill this year also includes Arcade Fire, Lily Allen and Blondie.

02/27/2014

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Miley Cyrus’ Best Cover Songs, Ranked

From The Flaming Lips to Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus have been slowly wrapping herself in a wide variety of covers, showing her growth as an artist, her willingness to risk, and her maturity in being able to embody a swath of topics, from infidelity to robot fights.

02/25/2014

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Dolly Parton to Release Her New Album ‘Blue Smoke’ in May

Dolly Parton says her new album, ‘Blue Smoke’, which will be released in conjunction with her world tour, is a reflection of her many musical sides.

02/11/2014

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Dolly Parton Will Drop New Album ‘Blue Smoke’ in 2014

The “Jolene” singer will release ‘Blue Smoke’ via Sony Masterworks and her own label, Dolly Records, to coincide with her world tour next year.

12/09/2013

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Dolly Parton Announces Expanded ‘Blue Smoke World Tour’ in 2014

“It’s always great to perform at home in the good ol’ USA. We’re kicking off our Blue Smoke World Tour right here at home. I love traveling all over the world; but it’s true, there’s nothing like home,” Parton said.

12/06/2013

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The 27 inductees range from Dolly Parton’s “Jolene,”and The Rolling Stones’ “Honky Tonk Women” to Sam Cooke’s “Wonderful World” and The Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight.”

12/04/2013

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Kenny Rogers on Country Music: ‘There’s No Other Music That’s That Honest’

“Country music is really the white man’s rhythm and blues. It’s where all the pain is. Once you get to country you can’t go back because there’s no other music that’s that honest.”

10/24/2013

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Willie Nelson Duets with Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert & More on ‘To All the Girls…’

“It never was hard to write a song. It was an easy thing to do to make a rhyme,” he said. “I guess songwriters are supposed to be able to do that. Whether it’s good or not, that’s up to somebody else.”

10/15/2013

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Jennifer Nettles Plays The Other Woman In ‘That Girl’ Video

“I looked at him [Butch Walker] and said, ‘This should really be called ‘The Ballad of Jolene’ in parentheses,’” she said.

10/04/2013

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Top 10 Male-Female Country Duets: The Classics

Duets have been an integral part of country music for decades. Here are ten of the most classic male-female country duets of all time.

10/01/2013

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Watch Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton Duet On ‘You Can’t Make Old Friends’

“When we did ‘Islands in the Stream’ we connected musically, when we did ‘You Can’t Make Old Friends’ we connected personally,” Rogers said. “For me, it’s not important that it’s a hit song but it’s important historically to have it on tape.”

09/19/2013

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Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton Reunite for New Duet

The Rogers/Parton duet “You Can’t Make Old Friends” is the lead single from the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s upcoming album of the same name, due October 8.

09/03/2013

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Dolly Parton Plans $300 Million Dollywood Expansion With New Rides And A Resort

“It’s got a Southern flair,” says Dolly of her expanding theme park and resort, “but it’s done very classy.”

08/22/2013

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With ‘That Girl,’ Jennifer Nettles Offers Up a Response to Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’

The first single from the Sugarland singer’s upcoming new solo album, ‘That Girl’ is in many ways an ‘answer song’ to Dolly Parton’s classic ‘Jolene.’

08/20/2013

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