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  1. Taylor Swift Performs With Kenny Chesney as Calvin Harris Dating Rumors Heat Up [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... he would swipe left on T. Swift (you can watch that vid over on TMZ). In even more country Taylor Swift news, Dolly Parton opened up to People about how proud she is of the superstar. "I think that little Taylor Swift has just done amazing," the ...


  2. Flashback: Carrie Underwood Duets With Dolly PartonRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | RollingStone

    In December 2009, Carrie Underwood was riding high, with her just-released Play On topping both the country album charts and the Billboard 200, and although it would be another few months before she debuted her acting skills on an episode of How I Met Your Mother , she gave viewers a taste of her comedic skills during some of the segments of her An All-Star Holiday Special , which aired on Fox during the festive season. The special featured appearances from several of Underwood's fellow American Idol contestants, including Bo Bice and David Cook, as well as performers Brad Paisley, Neil Patrick Harris, Kristen Chenoweth, Christina Applegate and Dolly Parton, among others.


  3. Co-founder of Carolina Chocolate Drops Rhiannon Giddens brings her solo act to Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... On Tomorrow is My Turn , her vocal talents are placed front and center on tunes penned or popularized by Dolly Parton, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Odetta, Patsy Cline, Elizabeth Cotton and Kentucky's own Jean Ritchie. She also concludes the record with ...


  4. Dolly Parton is 'proud' of Taylor SwiftRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    The 68-year-old country legend is very "proud" of what Taylor, 25, has achieved in her career and of her attitude and she is sure she will go on to have many more decades of success. Speaking to PEOPLE magazine to celebrate 30 years of her theme park Dollywood, the '9 to 5' hitmaker said: "I think that little Taylor Swift has just done amazing.


  5. Dolly Parton Looks the Same Today as She Did on Her 1986 PEOPLE CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WMDH-AM New Castle

    The 69-year-old appears in PEOPLE this week wearing the same yellow eyelet top she wore on a 1986 cover of the magazine. In both issues she's talking her theme park, Tennessee's Dollywood, and in both issues, she serves up her special brand of Southern charm.


  6. Dolly Parton Gives Advice To Transgender Individual In 1992's 'Straight Talk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    Dolly Parton has long been a supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- even before it was trendy -- and the above throw back Thursday clip proves that point exactly. Deeper Understanding, a duo made up of Danny Haloossim and Robert Hill that creates edits of found footage to showcase and highlight the often ridiculous aspects of '80s and '90s culture, unearthed this scene from the credits of Parton's film "Straight Talk," which was released in 1992.


  7. Comedian Ellie Taylor talks dragons, Dolly Parton and Cheryl Cole's bumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IcWalsall

    ... "everything from Russian foreign policy to Cheryl Versini-Fernandez-Cole's bum". Here she talks about dragons, Dolly Parton and weeing in public Don't you autocorrect it! It's Elliementary! It's a fun, hilarious, uplifting show complete with a 50 ...


  8. Dolly Parton Duets With Superfan Who Has Down Syndrome, Dazzles Him With Her KindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WMDH-AM New Castle

    Gage Blackwell of Lynnville, Tennessee, who has Down syndrome, is a huge fan of Dolly Parton, and last Saturday, the 12-year-old had the opportunity to spend time with the singer at her Dollywood theme park, reported. The pair hung out in a restaurant, and sang a few of Parton's hits together.


  9. Dolly Parton sings her classic hits with a young fan who has Down syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Dolly Parton sang some of her greatest hits with a Middle Tennessee boy with Down syndrome during his most recent visit to Dollywood theme park. Parton and Gage sing along to some of her greatest hits: "Ring of Fire," "9 to 5," "Coat of Many Colors" and "Jolene."


  10. High Fives 3/26-4/1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Deming Headlight

    ... to pave the way for women and country as a main stream genre that he has earned the No. 1 spot for all time. 2. Dolly Parton: With her first recordings in 1959 at the age of 13, Parton has produced an incredible amount of memorable country music ...


  11. Symphony, Resounding Accord both display glorious diversity in soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... passing nod to Cat Stevens's “Peace Train,” and “Light of a Clear Blue Morning” by Dolly Parton which featuring Ruth Palm as an excellent soloist. The chorus was joined by the Santa Cruz Chorale under the direction of ...


  12. See Dolly's duet with fan who has Down syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 |

    Dolly Parton made a 12-year-old boy with Down syndrome's dream come true by not only setting up a meeting, but also singing a duet with the young boy. Gage Blackwell met up with the famous singer on Saturday at a restaurant in her Dollywood theme park, where the two talked and then sang some hits together.


  13. Dolly Sings Touching Duet with Child With Down Syndrome [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    Dolly Parton has always had the reputation of being one of the sweetest people in the entertainment business. Dolly showed that the reputation is well earned the other day at her Dollywood theme park.


  14. Dolly Parton made a dream come true for a young fan with Down syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | She Knows

    Christina is a reporter based in Boise, Idaho. She's a veteran vegetarian, a political junkie and a huge grammar snob.


  15. Sixty years of the Riviera: Dolly Parton becomes Strip's highest-paid star in 1980Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Dolly Parton performs during her "Blue Smoke World Tour" stop at Star of the Desert Arena in Buffalo Bill's on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Primm. The doors to the legendary Riviera close to the public on Monday, May 4, and in a countdown to its final weeks, we take a continuing look back at highlights, fun facts, celebrity sightings and rarely seen photos that have helped build the iconic reputation of the Las Vegas Strip's first high-rise hotel and casino.


  16. VIDEO: Country Music Star Dolly Parton Makes Little Boy's Wish Come TrueRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 |

    In the video below, country superstar Dolly Parton makes a little boy with Down Syndrome's wish come true. Check it out below courtesy of PEOPLE .


  17. Dolly Parton Sings Her Classic Hits to Boy With Down SyndromeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | WVII

    When the 69-year-old singer first meets Gage, she jokes, "Is that Kenny Rogers? You look like Kenny Rogers! Did anybody ever tell you that?" She also gives him the nickname of Gage Rogers and sings her hit that she sang with Kenny, "Island in the Stream." She sings "Ring of Fire," "9 to 5," "Coat of Many Colors" and "Jolene" to Gage as he knows all her songs.


  18. Dolly opens Dollywood's 30th season todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ABC Action News

    Standing on stage at D.P.'s Celebrity Theater in Dollywood, Dolly Parton said on Friday the popular Showcase of Stars concert series would return after a decade-long hiatus as part of the theme park's 30th anniversary. The iconic songwriter and singer, who made the announcement dressed in a long, white gown, said she will perform four shows Aug. 8-9 at the theater, along with other top names in entertainment including Kenny Rogers, who will close out the series at its final show in September.


  19. Guys Sing Dolls Set for Smith Center, 5/23Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 |

    ... own twists to some of the best songs by your favorite female songwriters, including Peggy Lee , Carole King , Dolly Parton , Dorothy Fields , Betty Comden , Adele, Cyndi Lauper , Marilyn Bergman n and more. Journey through the decades as popular ...


  20. 'The hardest job you will ever love:' readers share their storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Alabama Live

    ... you need to find a different line of work because you have lost your empathy. And my favorite quote is from Dolly Parton in Steel Magnolias no one ever cried alone in my presence." Melissa Lewis: "I am a nurse at a long term care facility. I have ...