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Dolly Parton

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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

Only Available in Archive Formats.

She made her debut at the Grand Ole Opry in 1959. Since then she's written thousands of songs, including the hits Coat of Many Colors, Jolene, and I Will Always Love You. And she's had hits on both the country and pop charts. PARTON wrote her autobiography in 1994, My Life and Other Unfinished Business Her new all-accoustic CD is Little Sparrow (Sugar Hill/Blue Eye Records). (This interview continues into the second half of the show). (Rebroadcast from 1/23/2001) Plus, film critic Henry Sheehan reviews Pearl Harbor.

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