A special tribute to country superstar Dolly Parton, who is 60 on Thursday. Since 1967, the good-natured, Tennessee-born singer and actress has charted with over 100 hit singles, starting with Dumb Blonde and including 24 US country number ones.
Among them are pop favourites Jolene, 9 to 5, Islands in the Stream (a duet with Kenny Rogers) and I Will Always Love You, a song that Parton recorded with different chart-topping versions in 1974 and 1982 and which Whitney Houston reworked as an over-the-top smash in 1992. Nick Barraclough talks to Parton, with warm tributes from Kenny Rogers, Alison Krauss, Trisha Yearwood, Patti Loveless, Brad Paisley, Mindy Smith and Porter Wagoner.
Producer Nick Barraclough
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