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Parton Laments Simpson's Exit From Country Music

DOLLY PARTON is disappointed to hear JESSICA SIMPSON has parted ways with her country music record label - but hopes the singer will continue her career. Simpson switched from pop to country, launching her new sound...

Parton's Prostitute Mix-up

Country music legend DOLLY PARTON swore shed never return to New York City after she was mistaken for a prostitute. The singer has been on a whirlwind press tour of the city as she prepares for...

Parton 'Stays Gone' To Keep Marriage Alive

Country star DOLLY PARTON credits her busy touring schedule with keeping her 43-year marriage alive. The 9 to 5 hitmaker, 63, has been married to husband Carl Dean since 1966 and still giggles with excitement at...

Parton's Workforce Keeps Her Going

Country singer DOLLY PARTON is determined to continue reaching new heights in her career - because she has 3,000 people on her payroll banking on her success. The Grammy Award winner is one of 12 children...

Parton Anxious Over Broadway Show

Veteran country star DOLLY PARTON is struggling to contain her nerves ahead of the Broadway debut of her stage show 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL. The legendary singer received rave reviews when the stage version of...

Haggard & Parton Land Major Country Music Honours

MERLE HAGGARD and DOLLY PARTON have been announced as the early winners at this year's (09) Academy of Country Music Awards. Haggard, who is recovering from cancer surgery, and the late Harlan Howard will receive the...

Parton Will Never Quit

Veteran country star DOLLY PARTON will never quit her singing career - because she'd happily resort to selling albums from the back of her car if she ever lost her recording contract. The 9 to 5...

Parton Bemused By Lesbian Rumours

Country legend DOLLY PARTON is laughing off longstanding rumours she's enjoying a lesbian fling with her best friend, insisting they are simply "comfortable with each other". The 9 to 5 hitmaker, 63, has been married to...

Parton Reaches Out To Simpson

JESSICA SIMPSON has received words of encouragement from her idol DOLLY PARTON after she was recently mocked by the press for her fuller figure and stage blunders. Simpson attracted criticism when she was pictured looking notably...

Allen Dreams Of Dolly Duet

Pop star LILY ALLEN has three big things to check off her to-do list before she dies - duet with DOLLY PARTON, get married and have kids. The Smile singer reveals she has always dreamed of...

Parton Battles To Get Grasp Of Social Networking

DOLLY PARTON is eager to take to the web and start communicating with fans via social networking sites - despite admitting she doesn't have a clue about modern technology. The country legend is trying to get...

Parton Didn't Make The Cut For Montana Movie

Country legend DOLLY PARTON will not make a guest appearance in the forthcoming HANNAH MONTANA movie - because studio bosses forgot to include her character in the script. The 9 to 5 singer appeared in several...

Yusuf Returns With Mccartney And Parton

Muslim pop star YUSUF ISLAM has recruited PAUL MCCARTNEY, DOLLY PARTON and MICHELLE BRANCH for his latest album. Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, returned to the music scene in 2006 after a 28-year absence, and the...

Parton To Be Inducted Into Gospel Hall Of Fame

Legendary country star DOLLY PARTON will be inducted into the Gospel Music Association (GMA) Hall of Fame in February (09). The 9 to 5 singer will join Grammy-winning singer songwriter Michael W. Smith, Dr. Bobby...

Dolly Plans Ahead For Life Story Musical And Movie

Country star DOLLY PARTON has confirmed she's writing a movie and musical about her own amazing life - and she'll play herself on the big screen. The singer/actress, who is receiving rave reviews in Los...

Parton Wows Critics With 9 To 5 Musical

Country music singer DOLLY PARTON has lived up to her legendary status after her stage adaptation of hit movie 9 TO 5 received rave reviews. The show opened at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre on Saturday...

Parton Goes To Bed In Make-up

DOLLY PARTON goes to bed fully made-up and with her wig by her bed whenever she's staying in New York or Los Angeles - so she'll always look good if there's a hotel evacuation. The...

Parton: 'Wagoner Was A Male Chauvinist Pig'

DOLLY PARTON had no problems playing sexually harassed DORALEE RHODES in the original 9 TO 5 movie - because her former boss, late country icon PORTER WAGONER, was a "male chauvinist pig". The singer has...

Parton Reunites With Fonda + Tomlin For 9 To 5 Stage Debut

Country legend DOLLY PARTON was joined by her NINE TO FIVE co-stars JANE FONDA and LILY TOMLIN at the opening night of her stage musical adaptation of the hit movie. The show opened at Los...

Parton Sick Of Death Stories

DOLLY PARTON is sick and tired of reports of her demise - because every death story upsets her family. The country star has been at the centre of a number of tragic stories this year...

Parton Saves The Show On Musical's Opening Night

DOLLY PARTON stunned fans at the opening night of her musical 9 TO 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday (9Sep08), by stepping up and performing live when a technical glitch brought the show to a...

Simpson Praises Parton's Influence On Country Album

JESSICA SIMPSON credits singing legend DOLLY PARTON with the critical acclaim of her country music album - because the icon's intervention helped her record better songs before its release. Simpson and Parton collaborated on the...

Another Wait For 9 To 5

LATEST: DOLLY PARTON's much-anticipated 9 TO 5 musical has suffered another setback due to technical issues. The stage adaptation of the cult film was scheduled to open for previews at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre on...

Simpson Almost Quit After Parton Mistake

JESSICA SIMPSON was on the verge of hanging up her microphone in 2006 after she botched her performance at a DOLLY PARTON tribute. The star ran off stage in tears after abruptly ending Parton's song...

Dolly Has To Wait For 9 To 5

The debut of DOLLY PARTON's 9 TO 5 musical has been put on hold due to technical issues. The stage spectacular was expected to open for previews at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre on 3 September...

Dolly Is Not Dead

Contrary to online reports, country star DOLLY PARTON isn't dead! Rumours suggesting the Jolene singer had died of congestive heart failure started circulating over the weekend (22-24Aug08), but the star has laughed them off. The...

Romijn Plans Baby Tribute To Parton

Model-turned-actress REBECCA ROMIJN is planning the ultimate tribute to her heroine DOLLY PARTON - she'll name one of her twins after the country music icon. The X-Men star recently met Parton at her Tennessee themepark...

Bryan Ferry To Be Named 'Icon'

Singer Bryan Ferry is to be named an icon by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) at an awards ceremony in London, it has been announced.BMI said the icon status is given to songwriters who have bestowed...

By on 11 August 2008

Parton Unveils Nine To Five The Musical

DOLLY PARTON has written a Broadway musical version of her hit comedy movie NINE TO FIVE. The show will open at New York's Marquis Theater next spring (09), and will feature the song Parton wrote...

Parton Sets Up U.k. Office To Deal With Book Demand

Country star DOLLY PARTON has been forced to set up a U.K. office in a bid to cope with the demand for free books from her children's literacy scheme. The 61-year-old launched the pre-school literacy...

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