When people cast their minds to country and Western music the one name that many people may think of is Dolly Parton, one of the most famous American singer-songwriters for much of the second half of the twentieth century. Since the 1960s she has been a big name in the country music scene and as a result her legacy is likely to span generations of people.
And whilst she earned success many years ago, her popularity never seems to waver, with new generations of listeners following her work and cementing her as one of the biggest names even today. So it is clear that whenever new shows are announced in the UK, her British fans will be quick to snap up Dolly Parton tickets as soon as possible.
Parton has released countless albums over the decades, as well as singles that have constantly been successful. But in addition to her more famous music career she has also appeared in numerous movies, beginning with “Nine to Five” in the 1980s and progressing to more recent appearances in the likes of “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous” and “Hannah Montana: The Movie”. Add to these credits her origins on programmes like “The Porter Wagoner Show” in 1967 and you have the make-up of a long and varied career.
Her first success came with the single “The Last Thing on My Mind” alongside Wagoner and she would progress to her own solo work that included four studio albums at the end of the 1960s: “Hello, I’m Dolly”, “Just Because I’m a Woman”, “In the Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad” and “My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy”. Since then a decade has not gone by without the work of Dolly Parton making it into the charts, with the 1970s offering the likes of “Jolene” in 1974, “Heartbreaker” in 1978 and “Great Balls of Fire” in 1979.
As the years progressed she would then release “Real Love” in 1985, “White Limozeen” in 1989, “Something Special” in 1996, “The Grass is Blue” in 1999, “Backwoods Barbie” in 2008 and “Sha-Kon-O-Hey! Land of Blue Smoke” in 2009. As a result it is no wonder that she is regarded as the Queen of the country music world and why so few people on the planet would fail to recognise the name Dolly Parton.
So with a long career already behind her and her legacy more than sealed, Dolly Parton continues to entertain her fans worldwide with some stand-out shows. As a result, whenever she takes to the stage, fans will have been quick to get hold of Dolly Parton tickets as soon as possible so that they can witness a living legend performing live. To call such a show a memorable experience would be an understatement as she performs songs that have made such an impression over the decades.