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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton
Parton in 2005
Personal information
Birth nameDolly Rebecca Parton
Also known asDolly
GenresCountry, Country Pop, Contemporary Country Bluegrass
OccupationSinger-songwriter, record producer, actress, author, philanthropist, musician, businesswoman
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar, Banjo, Autoharp, Piano, Drums, Appalachian Dulcimer, Harmonica, Pennywhistle, Recorder, Fiddle, Bass Guitar, Saxophone
Years active1957 present|label=Goldband (1957 59)
Mercury Records (1962 64)
Monument (1965 67)
RCA (1967 86)
CBS (1987 95)
Rising Tide (1995 97)
Decca (1997 98)
Sugar Hill (1999 2006)
Dolly Records (2007 present)
LabelsGoldband (1957 59)
Mercury Records (1962 64)
Monument (1965 67)
RCA (1967 86)
CBS (1987 95)
Rising Tide (1995 97)
Decca (1997 98)
Sugar Hill (1999 2006)
Dolly Records (2007 present)
Associated actsReba McEntire, Porter Wagoner, Cat Stevens, Kenny Rogers, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Shania Twain, Juice Newton, Stella Parton, The Larkins, Altan, Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Ricky Van Shelton, Vince Gill, Carrie Underwood

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Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music. Dolly Parton has appeared in movies like 9 to 5, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and Steel Magnolias. She is one of the most successful female country artists of all time

and is known as "The Queen of Country Music."


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