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Parton Pays Tribute To Wagoner

30th October 2007

LATEST: DOLLY PARTON has paid tribute to her former mentor PORTER WAGONER. The Jolene star - who was a frequent collaborator of Wagoner's - regularly visited the country music icon in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital...

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Parton Pays Visit To Wagoner

20th October 2007

LATEST: DOLLY PARTON has visited her former mentor PORTER WAGONER in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital, and pledged to sing with him upon his return to the limelight. The Jolene star - who is a frequent...

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Parton Won't Play American Idol Judge

28th September 2007

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has turned down the chance to join the judges on AMERICAN IDOL - because she simply can't be mean to wannabes. The Jolene singer will take part in a tribute to...

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Mel B To Dance With The Stars

30th August 2007

Mel B has signed up to be one of the 12 celebrities taking part in the US show Dancing with the Stars.Although recent headlines about her have been dominated by her previous relationship with actor...

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Parton Goes It Alone With New Record + Label

2nd August 2007

Country legend DOLLY PARTON will release her next album on her own label after landing a new deal to become the only signing to Dolly Records. The new company will be managed by the singer's...

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Fascinating Fact 3545

11th July 2007

Country queen DOLLY PARTON will join ACHY BREAKY HEART crooner BILLY RAY CYRUS and his daughter MILEY in an upcoming episode of their hit children's TV series HANNAH MONTANA....

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Parton Becomes A Girl Scout

17th June 2007

Country singing legend DOLLY PARTON had a childhood dream come true this weekend (15Jun07) - she was made a Girl Scout. The 61-year-old Jolene hitmaker was made a lifelong Girl Scout member in front of...

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Wireless Festival Kicks Off

15th June 2007

The Whites Stripes pulled the curtain down on the first night of the O2 Wireless Festival at Hyde Park last night.Jack and Meg White performed with screens set up behind them showing themselves and the...

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The White Stripes Return With Intimate UK Gig

13th June 2007

The White Stripes returned to the UK yesterday to play an intimate gig at the Rivoli Ballroom in south-east London. Jack and Meg White had earlier played an acoustic set to a group of old-aged...

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The Things They Say 4864

8th June 2007

"I can just see two big mountains growing up out of my grave, and people going around on mule rides to look at them." DOLLY PARTON believes she will be best remembered for her assets...

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Parton Hailed For Her Songwriting

8th June 2007

Country music icon DOLLY PARTON has been honoured for her contribution to music at the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony last night (07Jun07). The Jolene star, already a member of the Hall of Fame, was...

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Parton Dismisses Weight Problem Stories

8th June 2007

Country singer DOLLY PARTON has blasted reports she is dangerously thin as "bulls**t". The 61-year-old Jolene star is fed up with reading stories about her losing weight, and insists she's perfectly healthy. She says, "It's...

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The Things They Say 4800

1st June 2007

"I heard that she wakes up every day four hours before her husband to put on her face (make-up)... I think that's cool." Newlywed AMY WINEHOUSE is inspired by her heroine DOLLY PARTON's devotion to...

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Parton Pays Tribute To Country Doctor

22nd May 2007

Country music queen DOLLY PARTON lavished praise on the doctor who brought her into the world at a benefit concert in her native Sevier County, Tennessee, on Sunday (20May07). The Jolene singer was raising money...

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Fonda Wants Nine To Five Sequel

10th May 2007

JANE FONDA is desperate to reunite with DOLLY PARTON and LILY TOMLIN for a sequel to hit 1980 film Nine To Five, but claims 20th Century Fox is stopping it from being made. The movie...

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Parton To Reteam With Wagoner For Tribute Show

5th May 2007

Country legend PORTER WAGONER is to reteam with DOLLY PARTON, the busty blonde he discovered, to celebrate his 50 years in the music business. Parton and Patty Loveless and others will pay tribute to Wagoner...

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A Christmas Story Director Dies In Car Crash

5th April 2007

ROBERT CLARK, the man who made classic holiday movie A CHRISTMAS STORY, has been killed in a California car crash. The 67-year-old director and his son, 22, were both killed when the Infiniti they were...

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Parton Jokes About Dreaming Up Lesbian Lovers

29th March 2007

Country music queen DOLLY PARTON has left fans in Europe questioning her sexuality after revealing she'd prefer to sleep with a "hot young woman" than her husband CARL DEAN. The JOLENE singer has been opening...

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The Things They Say 4367

29th March 2007

"I'm in showbiz. I look at my boobs like they're show horses or show dogs. You've got to keep them groomed." Country music legend DOLLY PARTON looks after her famous breasts....

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Bee Gees To Be Honoured As Icons

28th March 2007

Music icons the BEE GEES are set to be honoured at the Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Music Awards later this year (07). The STAYIN' ALIVE stars, who have won a total of 109 BMI awards...

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Parton Honoured At London's Square Of Fame

26th March 2007

Country music superstar DOLLY PARTON was entered into London's Wembley Square of Fame yesterday (25MAR07), with the unveiling of a plaque of her handprints. The JOLENE singer, who revealed the plaque in a commemorative ceremony...

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Parton Content On Three Hours Sleep

27th February 2007

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON only needs three hours sleep to function during the day. The JOLENE hitmaker, 61, claims much of her inspiration comes from when she wakes during the early hours of the morning....

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The Things They Say 4163

26th February 2007

"The only time you'd ever get me out of the house without make-up or being dressed is if my husband has had a heart attack." Country star DOLLY PARTON likes to ensure she always looks...

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Parton Insecure About Her Teenage Looks

25th February 2007

Country music queen DOLLY PARTON transformed herself into a blonde bombshell because she was so insecure about her looks when she was growing up. The JOLENE hitmaker, 61, has worked hard to perfect her glamorous,...

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The Things They Say 4090

19th February 2007

"If I see something sagging, bagging and dragging, I'm going to nip it, tuck it and suck it. It takes a lot of money to look this cheap." Glamorous country star DOLLY PARTON will do...

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The Things They Say 4088

19th February 2007

"I'm not offended by all of the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb - and I'm also not blonde." DOLLY PARTON refuses to take personal criticism to heart....

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Parton Dissatisfied With Career Success

19th February 2007

Country music queen DOLLY PARTON craves greater career success, despite 26 number one songs, seven Grammys and 100 million record sales around the globe. The 61-year-old is desperate to become the biggest artist the world...

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Brenda Lee Returns With Gospel Duets Album

17th February 2007

Reclusive rock `n' roll star BRENDA LEE is heading back into the limelight with a new album of gospel duets. The singer, dubbed Little Miss Dynamite, has teamed up with country stars like DOLLY PARTON,...

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Country Stars Call For Vintage Performance Preservation

9th February 2007

LEANN RIMES has joined a host of fellow country music stars to petition for better preservation of vintage country performances. The singer kicked off the The Soul of Country, this year's (07) Grammy Foundation Music...

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Parton Picks Unknown To Play Doralee In Nine To Five Musical

10th January 2007

DOLLY PARTON has handpicked a little-known Kentucky singer to play the sassy secretary she played in cult movie NINE TO FIVE when the film tours America as a musical this year (07). The country queen...

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