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Dolly Parton

American Country singer, songwriter, and actress born on January 19, 1946 in Locust Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Sister of , , and .

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She made her first solo record Puppy Love a Rockabilly song in 1959 at the age of 11 on the Label. She went on in 1962 to make one Soul Pop single "The Love You Gave" () for the Records label. In 1964 she went on to sing for the label. She first sang the Pop single "What Do You Think About Lovin" (). Then made the (Blue-Eyed) Soul single "Happy, Happy Birthday Baby" () that hit the 1965 bubbling under charts. Then made the (Blue-Eyed) Soul Single "Busy Signal" (). Then made the (Blue-Eyed) Soul single "Don't Drop Out" (). In 1966 she scored a No. 1 hit with Bill Phillips on the Records label. She went in 1966 after being forced by her previous labels to sing Soul and Pop, to sing country. She had her first top 100 hits "Dumb Blonde" () and "Something Fishy" (). She in 1967 replaced the country singer on the Show as the "girl singer". In 1968 she switched to label. She scored her first No. 1 hit "Joshua" (). She made singles for until 1987 when she made singles for the Records label. After that she made singles label and one single for the Records label.

She acted in the films '9 To 5' (1980), 'The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas' (1982), 'Steel Magnolias' (1989), 'A Smokey Mountain Christmas' (1986), 'Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love' (2016), 'Gnomeo and Juliet' (2011), 'Joyful Noise' (2012), and 'Straight Talk' (1993). Her composition 'I Will Always Love You', written in 1974, became a worldwide hit for Whitney Houston in 1993. In the mid-1980s, she opened her own theme park called 'Dollywood'. Dolly Parton received the Songwriters Hall of Fame Award in 2007.