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From the Publisher
"I love songs. I love to tell stories. And most of all, I just love to write. It’s just who I am. I am a Songteller.”
- from Dolly Parton, Songteller
Dolly Parton, Songteller is an intimate look at Dolly's iconic career as a songwriter, musician, and country legend.
Now, for the very first time, she has collected the lyrics to 175 of her best-loved songs—along with the personal memories and the inspiration behind them.
This show-stopping book contains inspiration and behind-the-scenes details from some of Dolly’s most beloved songs, including:
My Tennessee Mountain Home, Just Because I’m a Woman, Coat of Many Colors, I Will Always Love You, Jolene, Love Is Like a Butterfly, Here You Come Again, 9-to-5, and many more.
Plus never-before-seen photos from Dolly's personal archives, including:
Handwritten lyrics and inspiration
Childhood and family photos
Memorabilia from her six-decade career
And much more!
About the Author
Dolly Parton is the most honored and revered female country singer-songwriter of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA-certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she has had 26 songs reach #1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. Parton recently became the first country artist honored as Grammy MusiCares Person of the Year given out by NARAS. She has 41 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and 110 career-charted singles over the past 40 years. In 2014, the RIAA recognized her impact on recorded music with a plaque commemorating more than 100 million units sold worldwide. Her 2016 #1 album, "Pure & Simple," which topped the Billboard Top Country Albums and Americana/Folk Albums charts and debuted at No. 1 in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia, added to that massive tally. She has garnered ten Grammy Awards and 49 nominations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a 2020 win with for KING & COUNTRY for their collaboration on "God Only Knows"; 10 Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year; five Academy of Country Music Awards, also including a nod for Entertainer of the Year; four People's Choice Awards; and three American Music Awards. In 1999, Parton was inducted as a member of the coveted Country Music Hall of Fame. Parton has donated over 130 million books to children around the world with her Imagination Library. Her children's book, Coat of Many Colors, was dedicated to the Library of Congress to honor the Imagination Library's 100 millionth book donation. From her "Coat of Many Colors" while working "9-to-5," no dream is too big and no mountain too high for the country girl who turned the world into her stage. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
- Word Wise : Enabled
- File size : 61010 KB
- Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC (November 17, 2020)
- Publication date : November 17, 2020
- Print length : 651 pages
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- ASIN : B089LLG98Z
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Language: : English
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #5,501 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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💕Thank you Dolly.💕
Get this book. It's great. I have read about 20 pages so far. I have all her other books as well. I adore Dolly. Will be a great edition to my coffee table books.