Dolly Parton's America

WNYC Studios & OSM Audio

music, "society & culture"
In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking of one of America’s great icons. Join us for a 9-episode journey into the Dollyverse. HostedRead more
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I Will Always Leave You

Oct 22, 2019

"Dolly Parton is the modern Mozart"


Porter Wagoner led the most successful country music television show of its time, and in 1967 he needed a new “girl singer.” He turned to a 21 year old songwriter named Dolly Parton, who’d just recorded her first hit “Dumb Blonde.” So began a nearly decade-long partnership that, behind the scenes,Read more

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