Dolly Parton 045

Dolly Parton 045

Look closer for three lyrics and ten song titles: “Tumble outa bed and I stumble to the kitchen” (9 To 5); “You know that I love you.” (You Know I Love You); “I felt it from the moment we met you didn’t ask me my sign” (I Really Got The Feeling); Jolene; I Will Always Love You; Here You Come Again; Islands in the Stream; Tennessee Homesick Blues; Why’d You Come In Here Lookin’ Like That; Heartbreaker; Coat of Many Colors; Joshua; It’s All Wrong But It’s Alright

The story: 
Dolly Rebecca Parton

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I’m Dolly, which led to success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), before her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Parton’s albums in the 1990s did not sell as well, but she achieved commercial success again in the new millennium and has released albums on various independent labels since 2000, including her own label, Dolly Records. She has sold more than a hundred million records worldwide.

Parton’s music includes Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)-certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. She has had 25 songs reach #1 on the Billboard country music charts, a record for a female artist (tied with Reba McEntire). She has 44 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career-charted singles over the past forty years. She has garnered eleven Grammy Awards and fifty nominations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award; ten Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year and is one of only seven female artists to win the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award; five Academy of Country Music Awards, also including Entertainer of the Year; four People’s Choice Awards; and three American Music Awards.

In 1999, Parton was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has composed over 3,000 songs, including “I Will Always Love You” (a two-time U.S. country chart-topper, as well as an international pop hit for Whitney Houston), “Jolene”, “Coat of Many Colors”, and “9 to 5”. She is also in a select group to have received at least one nomination from the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, and Emmy Awards. As an actress, she has starred in films such as 9 to 5 (1980) and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982), earning Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress, as well as Rhinestone (1984), Steel Magnolias(1989), Straight Talk (1992) and Joyful Noise (2012).                                                              

-credit Wikipedia

“Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute,” 

On Wednesday, April 7, the tribute premiered on Netflix. It’s a star-studded evening of music and memories featuring a community of iconic performers. Dolly changed the world, song by song and this special tribute celebrates everything her fans love about her artistry, compassion and generosity.

Dolly is the first artist from the Nashville music community to receive this honor. Her considerable creative work and longtime support of several causes, including her Imagination Library, led the Recording Academy™ to honor Dolly with this prestigious award in 2019. Since 1995, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library® has gifted more than 154 million books to children from birth to five years of age in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and the Republic of Ireland.                                                                                                              


“Run, Rose, Run” 

Dolly Parton has teamed up with author James Patterson for her debut novel Run, Rose, Run, which the country legend will pair with a companion album of new music.

Parton announced the 448-page book, out March 7th, 2022 via Little, Brown, and Company, on Twitter Wednesday, noting that her debut novel “combines my love of storytelling and books.” The novel is available to preorder now.

“I cannot be more excited about the release of my very first novel Run, Rose, Run with the great James Patterson. I also have a new album to go along with the book,” Parton told People in a statement. “All new songs were written based on the characters and situations in the book. I hope you enjoy the book and the songs as much as we’ve enjoyed putting it all together!”                                                                          

-credit Rolling Stone

Digital Print on Archival Matte – Original illustration done in graphite and the following Prisma Colors: Crimson Lake because it is Prisma Color #925; Aqua Marine, Light Aqua, and Ultra Marine for Islands in the Stream; and Sunburst Yellow for Old Flames Can’t Hold A Candle To You.
Artist: Tobin Bortner of Bastrop, Texas – drawing done in August of 2021 – ©Tobin Signs/Look Closer Illustrations 
DERIVATIVE Work – photo sources: face from “journalnow_com – 574f1fb044338.image”; little Dolly from “revelist_com – pounyp7a8g1d5”; blazer from “theboot_com – Dolly-“

What you get:
$40 (36.95 + 3.05 tax)
11 x 14 Print Package with Authenticity Sheet
signed and numbered (run of 80)
Domestic Priority Mail

Dolly Parton

The only person with 44 top ten country albums.


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