Dolly Parton Song by Song

Dolly Parton, Song by Song is a six-part series, each episode exploring the stories around a particular hit song, including the inspiration for writing and recording it, the immediate impact it had and the legacy and accolades it has received. Each song story provides a calibrated insight into the unparalleled drama of a life fully lived and a career fully exploited, depicting Dolly Parton’s unique character full of resilience, fortitude, intellect, insight and compassion.

Cat. No: 166423
Barcode: 5019322664239
Run Time: 114 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: E
Format: DVD
Release Date: 29th April 2016

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My music is what took me everywhere I’ve been and everywhere I will go. It’s my greatest love. I can’t abandon it. I’ll always keep making records” – Dolly Parton

With 650 songs written by Dolly Parton registered with BMI and more than 100 million albums sold, she is one of only six female artists (including Reba McEntire, Barbara Mandrell, Shania Twain, Loretta Lynn, and Taylor Swift) to win the Country Music Association’s highest honour, Entertainer of the Year. She has also been nominated for two Academy Awards and a Tony Award. Dolly Parton has earned 5 BMI Million-Air (or more) Performance Awards and numerous BMI Songwriter Citations of Achievement. She was also honoured with the prestigious BMI Icon Award in 2003.

Appearances from:
Dolly Parton
Janis Ian
Brad Paisley
Vince Gill
Lindi Ortega
Kenny Rogers
Miranda Lambert
Mac Davis
Marty Stuart
Mindy Smith
Brandi Carlile
Grascals
Jim Lauderdale
Miley Cyrus
Kellie Pickler
Carrie Underwood
Kristin Chenoweth
Lily Tomlin

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