Dolly Parton: Songteller
Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.
As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey. Illustrated throughout with previously unpublished images from Dolly Parton's personal and business archives.
Mining over 60 years of songwriting, Dolly Parton highlights 175 of her songs and brings readers behind the lyrics. Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics reveals the stories and memories that have made Dolly a beloved icon across generations, genders, and social and international boundaries. Containing rare photos and memorabilia from Parton's archives, this book is a show-stopping must-have for every Dolly Parton fan.
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. 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.
ROBERT K OERMANN is a Nashville-based music journalist who is considered the unofficial historian of Nashville's musical heritage. He has written several books on country music, including Finding Her Voice: The Saga of Women in Country Music, which won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for music book excellence. He lives with his wife in Nashville, Tennessee.
- 368 pages with full-color and black & white photographs, packed with never-before-seen photographs and classic memorabilia
- Learn the history behind classic Parton songs like "Jolene," "9 to 5," "I Will Always Love You," and more.
- Explores personal stories, candid insights, and myriad memories behind the songs
- The perfect gift for Dolly Parton fans (everyone loves Dolly!) as well as lovers of music history and country
Overall dimensions: 9.50”w x 12.25”h