Dolly Parton

Lily Tomlin Tried to Quit 9 to 5 After the First Week of Filming: 'I Didn't Want to Do a Cheap Comedy'

It’s hard to imagine the groundbreaking 1980 comedy <i>9 to 5</i> starring anyone besides Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton — but that was almost the …

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13 Songs You Need In Your Life This Week

Tracks we love right now. In no particular order.<p>1. On "SINCE 17," <b>ILOVEMAKONNEN</b>'s casual rapping is underscored with a delicate, glossy beat. 2017 …

Music

Whitney Announce Tour, Cover Dolly Parton: Listen

Whitney has announced a new 12” covering ’70s Dutch band Lion’s “You’ve Got a Woman” and Dolly Parton’s “Gonna Hurry (As Slow As I Can).” The new release follows the band’s 2016 LP <i>Light Upon the Lake</i>. It’s available digitally now and on vinyl June 2 via Secretly Canadian. Listen to both tracks …

Live Music

Whitney cover Dolly Parton and Lion tracks for new 12”

The Chicago band are celebrating the first birthday of debut record <i>Light Upon The Lake</i> (one of our favourite releases from last year) by releasing …

Music (UK)

Whitney Air Lion, Dolly Parton Cover Versions

As part of a new 12 inch release...<b>Whitney</b> have aired new Lion and Dolly Parton cover versions.The band released their superb debut album 'Light Upon …

Music

Broad Cinema: Dolly Parton, A Songbird With A Penchant For Charity

<i>From Alice Guy-Blaché to Ava Duvernay, women have been integral to cinema for the last 120 years. Broad Cinema is a new column that will feature</i> …

‘Grace And Frankie’: Marta Kauffman On Season 3, Dolly Parton & Why It’s Great To Be A Woman

“The show isn’t about politics, and I don’t want it to be topical,” says <i>Grace and Frankie</i> co-creator Marta Kauffman about her Jane Fonda- and Lily …

TV

From Birth-Day To Birthday

What I would give to be able to write an emotional post about the wonderful moment my son entered this world, nine years ago. You've read them haven't you? Maybe even written a similar update yourself about that surreal time in your life where you gave birth and you fell in love with your newborn, …

Babies

Dolly Parton’s ‘9 to 5’ — the ultimate anti-work anthem?

Dolly Parton was in her early 30s and teetering between stardom and the bargain bucket when Jane Fonda convinced her to take on her first acting role …

Music

Dolly Parton is Heartbroken After Losing One of Her Best Friends—Who Also Helped Put Her on the Map

Country star Dolly Parton's longtime manager, who she called “Mr. Everything,” passed away on Saturday at the age of 87.<p>Parton first met Don Warden, …

Dolly Parton's Wildfire Relief Fund Is Helping Almost 1000 Families Who Lost Their Homes Last Year

Not long after last November’s wildfires killed 14 people and destroyed “more than 2400 structures” in the Great Smokey Mountains region of …

Dolly Parton's manager and steel guitarist Don Warden dies at 87

Don Warden, Dolly Parton’s long-time manager, died Sunday at the age of 87, the singer announced Monday in a touching tribute on her website.<p>“I’ve known and loved Don Warden since I joined <i>The Porter Wagoner Show</i> in 1967,” wrote Parton. “He was like a father, a brother, a partner, and one of my best …

Music

Dolly Parton helps 921 people who lost homes in wildfires

Dolly Parton‘s My People Fund has issued monthly checks to 921 people who lost their homes in deadly wildfires that ravaged East Tennessee last …

Forests

Longtime Dolly Parton manager, Don Warden, dies at age 87

The longtime manager of Dolly Parton who met the young country singer when she joined "The Porter Wagoner Show," has died. Don Warden was 87.<p>Kirt Webster, spokesman for Parton, confirmed Monday that Warden died on Saturday. No location or cause of death was provided.<p>Parton said in a statement …

Obituaries

Don Warden, longtime manager of Dolly Parton, dies at age 87

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Don Warden, the longtime manager of Dolly Parton who met the young country singer when she joined "The Porter Wagoner Show," has died. He was 87.<p>Kirt Webster, spokesman for Parton, confirmed Monday that Warden died on Saturday. No location or cause of death was …

Obituaries

Dolly Parton Is Helping 921 People Left Homeless by Devastating Wildfires

Dolly Parton, the fabulous fairy godmother you always wanted (and Miley Cyrus' actual godmother), has been helping 921 people who lost their homes late last year after wildfires ravaged East Tennessee.<p>The wildfires killed 14 people in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee area and destroyed or damaged …

Dolly Parton says goodbye to her 'Mr. Everything'

<b>by:</b> Updated: Mar 13, 2017 - 8:25 PM<p>Dolly Parton said a final farewell to her friend and former manager Don Warden on March 11. He was 87 years …

Music

Don Warden, Dolly Parton's manager, dead at 87

Don Warden, who managed Dolly Parton for decades and was a legendary musician in his own right, died Saturday.

Entertainment

Don Warden, Steel Guitar Legend And Dolly Parton’s “Mr. Everything”, Has Died

Don Warden, who was one of the original members of the Porter Wagoner Trio, and spent nearly 50 years in service to Dolly Parton, passed away on …

Music

'Your Face Sounds Familiar': Elha as Dolly Parton wins

Elha Nympha maintained her spot at the top of the standings of "Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids" with her on-point impersonation of Dolly Parton.<p>The …

Music

Dolly Parton's Plastic Surgery Transformation--She Looks Lovely at 71!

There are so many reasons to love Dolly Parton, and her outer beauty is just one of them. Considering <b>Dolly Parton's plastic surgery</b>, her overall look …

Lifestyle

Dolly Parton's Face After Plastic Surgery Is Still So Gorgeous

There's no denying it: Dolly Parton is stunning. Whether you look at photos of <b>Dolly Parton's plastic surgery</b> or <b>Dolly Parton's face without makeup</b>, …

Lifestyle

Pentatonix Use New 'Imagine' Video to Support Inclusivity

Pentatonix send a message with their latest music video, released Friday (March 10), for their cover of the John Lennon classic “Imagine.”<p>In the …

Music

The Playlist – March 2017

<i>Music is a little like food and clothes. T</i><i>hese are areas where it’s probably worthwhile for one to explore & expand their tastes. The Playlist is</i> …

Music

How to stop being offended in 2017

<i>This is part of a post from a few years back which I decided to update and give it’s own special spot on the blog due to the dire need for lack of</i> …

Mind

Thursday Tree Love #3

<i>Storms make trees take deeper roots.</i><p><i>-Dolly Parton</i><p>Trees on this space are sure bringing people together. Last week, I received very encouraging …

Dolly Parton's New Show Will Focus on Her Family's Early Life

If you're a <b>Dolly Parton</b> fan, this good news is for you!<p>Thanks to the success of her movies, including Coat of Many Colors and Christmas of Many …

Lifestyle

Tennessee Lures Production With Music Icons and 25% Grant on Qualified Spend

With the Great Smokey Mountains rising to the east and the Mississippi River flowing to the west, the picturesque state of Tennessee attracts lots of …

Tennessee

Carrie Underwood Just Said the Sweetest Thing About Dolly Parton

<b>Dolly Parton</b> and <b>Carrie Underwood</b> are two of our favorite country ladies, and it looks like they have taken a liking to each other, too.<p>Underwood …

Country Music

How Motherhood Keeps Me Sober

If I drank, I would eventually fail my son.<p>I was in a bar last night. A grimy, gross bar –- the kind of bar where you’d shudder to see daylight hit the upholstery. I went to use the bathroom and my first thought was that I can’t BELIEVE I used to do cocaine off those surfaces.<p>Now that I have eight …

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