101 Facts About Dolly Parton

1. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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2. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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3. Dolly Parton shared some details about the premise, which will find Judy Bernly, Violet Newstead, and Doralee Rhodes working in separate successful jobs across the country.

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4. Dolly Parton is being recognized as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year in recognition of her significant creative accomplishments and longtime support of many charitable causes.

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5. Dolly Parton will be honored with a tribute concert this Friday at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the televised Grammy Awards on Sunday will feature additional honors for the legendary artist.

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6. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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7. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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8. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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9. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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10. Dolly Parton will take the stage herself on the Grammys to perform new music the motion picture soundtrack to Netflix's Dumplin', which tells the story of a small town girl who turns to Parton's music for inspiration.

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11. Dolly Parton has created several charities since launching her Dollywood Foundation in 1986, including Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, which provides books to children, and the My People Fund, which benefited those affected by the Great Smoky Mountains wildfires in 2016.

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12. Dolly Parton is an eight-time Grammy winner who last performed at the awards show in 2001.

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13. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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14. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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15. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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16. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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17. Dolly Parton will give older viewers a reason to tune in, and so will a salute to Diana Ross, who will perform.

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18. Dolly Parton will sing at the Grammys and receive a special tribute from Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry.

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19. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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20. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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21. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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22. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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23. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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24. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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25. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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26. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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27. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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28. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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29. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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30. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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31. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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32. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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33. Dolly Parton is estimated to be worth a huge $500m.

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34. Dolly Parton had always wanted a solo career, and decided to leave Wagoner's company.

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35. Dolly Parton has composed over 3,000 songs, including 'I Will Always Love You', which became a huge hit for Whitney Houston in 1992.

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36. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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37. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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38. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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39. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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40. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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41. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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42. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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43. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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44. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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45. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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46. Dolly Parton was full of energy, gratitude and enthusiasm as she told the Recording Academy how she keeps all of these projects in perspective.

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47. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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48. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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49. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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50. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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51. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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52. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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53. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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54. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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55. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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56. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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57. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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58. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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59. Dolly Parton has released more than 60 albums and has amassed dozens of indelible singles.

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60. Dolly Parton worked with Apple Music's editors to curate an eclectic mix of artists who embody creative independence and female empowerment because thats what Dolly does.

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61. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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62. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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63. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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64. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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65. At the time of the song's release, Dolly Parton was making a big push to break into the pop world.

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66. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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67. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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68. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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69. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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70. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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71. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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72. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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73. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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74. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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75. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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76. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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77. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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78. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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79. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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80. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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81. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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82. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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83. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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84. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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85. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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86. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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87. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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88. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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89. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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90. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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91. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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92. Dolly Parton told NPR that the song was inspired by a redheaded bank teller who had a "terrible crush" on her husband.

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93. Dolly Parton was with him the day he passed: "I held his hand, and we prayed", Parton told Knoxville'sNews Sentinel.

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94. Dolly Parton earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Travelin' Thru", which she wrote specifically for the feature film Transamerica.

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95. Dolly Parton's continued to have hits with "Heartbreaker", "Baby I'm Burning" (1979) and "You're the Only One", (1979) all of which charted in the pop Top 40 and topped the country chart.

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96. Dolly Parton has turned down several offers to pose for Playboy magazine, although she did appear on the cover of Playboy's October 1978 issue wearing a Playboy bunny outfit, complete with ears.

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97. Dolly Parton began performing as a child, singing on local radio and television programs in the Eastern Tennessee area.

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98. Dolly Parton is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music.

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99. Dolly Parton established her musical career since she was a child.

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100. Dolly Parton is recognized as a businesswoman, actress, humanitarian and author.

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101. Dolly Parton met her husband Carl Thomas Dean in a laundromat in 1964 and the pair have been together ever since.

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