Take a look at the below list of Dolly Parton Top 10 Songs and Albums of All Time till 2017 with new and upcoming songs 2017. Dolly Parton comes from humble beginnings, having been born and brought up in the steep hills of Tennessee to the ‘Grand Ole Opry.’ At the age of only eighteen years, the musical queen moves from the mountainous Tennessee region to Nashville in pursuit of her dream of being a country music star. In the late 1960’s, Dolly Parton joins the ‘Porter Wagoner’ show, and she gets a big breakthrough in her career. Since then, she has released top selling albums, moved to business ownership with her ‘Dollywood’ theme park and released hit singles. Dolly Parton has acted in several movies such as ‘Steel Magnolias,’ The Best Little Warehouse in Texas,’ as well as ‘9 to 5.’ With many covers, duets and various songs, Dolly Parton continues to cross many genres of songs, and here come her best ten hits.
List of Dolly Parton Top 10 Songs of All Time till 2017
Dolly Parton is known for writing songs about her life as a kid, as well as the people she always knew as she grew up. Her tracks are based on the people she happens to meet in her life, and as such the tracks are about a man she grows up knowing. In ‘Apple Jack,’ Dolly Paton shows us that she can play traditional instruments as well and as such she plays the Banjo. ‘Apple Jack’ is about a man who always lived near an apple orchard.
9. ‘Me and Little Andy.’
Dolly Parton is an incredible storyteller and songwriter, and here is another sad track that she does compose. The song is about a young girl and her friendly dog, but the story turns tragic when nobody expects. The little girl always does wander in her neighborhood because her mother has left and her daddy is a drunkard who rarely comes home. The girl always looks for somewhere to spend the night, which makes the track sad.
8. ‘He’s Alive.’
In the track, Dolly Parton does showcase her religious formation by performing the track during an award show. The song is a story concerning the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is the Lord. The musician plays the track with a lot of passion, which indicates that she is brought up in a very religious way. The song is incredible, and it makes you feel saved by the ‘blood of Jesus Christ.’
7. ‘Eagle When She Flies.’
Women often use the song during memorials as well as funeral services. The song is a reflection of the strength that a woman can have if she is left free. The track is position three single for Dolly Parton, contained in an album that does share the same name with the record. The song reached position 32 on the Billboard charts, an indication that it can never be ignored when the best songs by Dolly Parton are sampled.
6. ‘Islands in The Stream.’
‘Islands in the Stream’ is a lovely country duet done by Dolly Parton and another country music star known as Dolly Parton. The track is a hit single in which the voices of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rodgers harmonize and blend so incredibly. The song boasts of being named the position one ‘duet in country music’ by the ‘country Music Television,’ also known as CMT. In the track, the two claim to be ‘islands in the stream,’ where nothing can ever come between them.This is one of the Dolly Parton Top 10 Songs of All Time till 2017.
5. ‘Nine to Five.’
‘Nine to Five’ is a common term for any person who is an employee or has ever been one. Dolly Parton uses her incredible songwriting skills and inventiveness, and the results are a model song called ‘Nine to Five.’ However, the funniest and craziest thing about the track is that Dolly Parton uses her acrylic nails to make the noise you always hear at the beginning of the track, something that sounds like a typewriter.
4. ‘Coat of Many Colors.’
‘Coat of Many Colors’ is an autobiographical track about the childhood life of Dolly Parton that turned out to be made into a television movie. Dolly Parton explains how she was brought up, from the time she used to be given clothes to a coat that her mother did sew for the musician from rags given as baby blankets. The track captures a beautiful and happy family setup as well as a free life for Dolly Parton.
3. ‘Little Sparrow.’
‘Little Sparrow’ is a track about a young woman who lives in a controlling relationship and wants to break free and regain her freedom. The track is in the second ‘Bluegrass/Appalachian folk’ album, and the same song takes notes from the East Tennessee mountains which Dolly Parton was brought up. The track warns young maidens to be careful with admiration by men, explaining why they ought to be careful in life.
‘Jolene’ is a track and a plea as well as a warning to a lady who tries to ‘steal’ the narrator’s gentleman from her. Dolly Parton explains the power that the lady has over males and pleads with her not to take Patron’s husband from her. The musician writes the song after she suspects that her husband was flirting with a bank teller. That event took place immediately after her marriage with Dean Carl.
1. ‘I Will Always Love You.’
‘I Will Always Love You’ is the best track in Patron’s career in two decades that are different from each other. The musician later remakes the track for ‘The Bodyguard’ in 1990. Dolly Parton wrote and performed the track as she prepared to exit the ‘Porter’ show around the year 1974. The musician sings the track with both heartache and hopefulness as she clearly captures her emotions.
Dolly Parton New Songs 2016-2017
Pure and Simple
In her new track, Dolly Parton sings that every time she thinks about her husband, she gets crazy with happiness. She cannot believe that the guy is in her hand and now belongs to her. That is a feeling that she has, and it is ‘pure and straightforward.’
Dolly Parton is a musical queen who is known by almost all people around the globe. Whether you listen to country music or not, you have heard about her in many times. Those are ten of the musician’s best tracks, listen to them if you are a country music fan.