Dolly Parton and Her Contribution to Country Music

Country music has a mix of both male and female artists. While there are many current females still making impressive deliveries of this type of music, one that will not be forgotten anytime soon is Dolly Parton.

Dolly first broke into the music industry as a songwriter, then took to the stage herself as a music artist in 1967. Her claim to fame began with her release of ‘Hello I’m Dolly’. For the first part of her career, she performed not only as a solo but was often seen in performances with another well-known country artist; Porter Wagoner.

Perhaps one of Dolly’s greatest achievements is being honored as the most honored female country performer in existence. There were no shortages of number one hits for Dolly as during her career she has managed to hit number one with twenty-five outstanding songs. This happens to be a record that is tied with Reba McEntire. There is no doubt that Dolly thoroughly enjoyed creating country music albums which to date have totaled forty-one.

While everyone who happens to be a country music artist lover will definitely have their own favourites some of the most notable and memorable songs performed by Dolly consist of….

  • I Will Always Love You
  • Jolene
  • Coat of Many Colors

Added to her achievements is her induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999, nine Grammy awards and ten Country Music Association Awards, just to name a few.

Not only has Dolly brought great pleasure to many with her many country songs she has also hit the big screen taking on several acting roles.

Although she over the time of her career has paired up with many other artists for many they have enjoyed her teamwork when singing with Kenny Rogers, another very well recognized country music artist.