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Country Stars Urges Pet Owners To Keep Their Pets Warm

20th January 2006

Country singers EMMYLOU HARRIS, DOLLY PARTON and LORETTA LYNN are joining forces to urge US pet owners to keep their dogs warm this winter. The music stars will speak at a Nashville, Tennessee press...

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Ashcroft Sees Parton Performing His Hits

2nd January 2006

Former THE VERVE frontman RICHARD ASHCROFT is convinced buxom country singer DOLLY PARTON will sing his songs after he retires. The BITTERSWEET SYMPHONY hitmaker, who plans on retiring in the next decade, is looking...

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Miller's A Karaoke Queen

2nd January 2006

Actress SIENNA MILLER is a karaoke queen - but don't ask her to sing DOLLY PARTON's hits. The ALFIE star insists she doesn't need to be drunk when she's on the microphone, although she...

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Dolly's Song Is About Real-life Transgender Pal

21st December 2005

DOLLY PARTON didn't dream up the subject of her Golden Globe nominated tune TRAVELIN' THRU - it's about a real-life pal of hers who underwent a full sex change. Parton wrote the tune for...

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Morissette's Terrifying Globe Phone Call

14th December 2005

ALANIS MORISSETTE was terrified when she started receiving dozens of phone calls congratulating her on her Golden Globe nomination yesterday (13DEC05), because she thought a loved one had been injured. Morissette was stunned to...

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Parton's Missionary Plans

7th December 2005

DOLLY PARTON is convinced she would have been a missionary if her singing career hadn't taken off - because all she wanted to do was bring hope to the poor and fix their hair....

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Fascinating Fact 631

6th December 2005

Country star DOLLY PARTON is co-writing the music for a stage musical adaptation of her hit movie 9 TO 5....

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Brooks, Elton, Dolly + Gretchen Make New York Cmas Magical

16th November 2005

GARTH BROOKS brought New York's Times Square to a standstill last night (15NOV05) when he staged a live comeback outside the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) Awards. The retired country star performed new single...

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Fascinating Fact 497

16th November 2005

VIP guests at last night's Country Music Awards in New York City received gift bags containing products worth $15,000 (GBP8,3000). Guests including SIR ELTON JOHN, DOLLY PARTON and KENNY CHESNEY were treated to Skechers shoes,...

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Mandrell Sells Her Theatre

3rd November 2005

Country icon LOUISE MANDRELL is set to bring the curtain down on her Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, theatre on New Year's Eve (31DEC05) after deciding to sell the venue. The singer has performed regularly at...

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John And Parton To Team Up For Country Music Awards

1st November 2005

SIR ELTON JOHN and DOLLY PARTON will duet for the first time at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) in New York City. The veteran couple will perform John's new single TURN THE LIGHTS...

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The Things They Say 497

27th October 2005

"Italians have these great lips. They're so soft." DOLLY PARTON is a fan of the Italian pout....

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Parton Caught Up In Sex Scandal

27th October 2005

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has found herself in the middle of a sex scandal after an employee at her Tennessee restaurant allegedly molested two children there. ARMANDO GONZALEZ is on the run from police...

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The Things They Say 494

26th October 2005

"People ask if we're Catholic 'cause we had so many (children). I say, 'No, just horny hillbillies!'" DOLLY PARTON muses on being one of 12 children....

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Dolly Defends Yusuf Islam

22nd October 2005

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON was thrilled when YUSUF ISLAM agreed to collaborate with her on her new covers album because she wanted to show fans he's a "really sweet man." Parton has been a...

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Parton's Husband Pretends To Be Hired Help

21st October 2005

DOLLY PARTON's husband CARL DEAN is so eager to keep a low profile, he often tells house guests he's the hired help. The lovebirds are preparing to celebrate 40 years of marriage on 30...

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Parton Scours Tabloids For Celebrity Gossip

20th October 2005

Country star DOLLY PARTON often believes the stories written about other celebrities in the tabloids - even though she insists they all print lies about her. The JOLENE singer has dismissed numerous stories about...

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The Things They Say 429

19th October 2005

"Every diet I ever fell off of was because of potatoes." Country star DOLLY PARTON can't quit eating chips....

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Parton Reconsiders Dylan Tribute Album After Snub

19th October 2005

Country star DOLLY PARTON is reconsidering the idea of recording an album of BOB DYLAN songs after the rock 'n' roll icon refused to join her for a version of his BLOWIN' IN THE WIND...

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The Things They Say 420

19th October 2005

"I hope to die in the middle of a song, hopefully one I wrote." Country star DOLLY PARTON is already planning her own death....

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Parton Mistaken For Hooker On First New York Visit

17th October 2005

Country veteran DOLLY PARTON was mistaken for a prostitute and was forced to pull a gun during her first visit to New York City. The JOLENE singer and longtime pal JUDY OGLE travelled from...

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Parton: 'Leave My Boobs Alone'

17th October 2005

Country music star DOLLY PARTON is keen to refute tabloid claims that her bounteous bosom is ruining her health. The JOLENE singer is stunned that after so many years in the public eye, her...

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Parton Lost Dolly Look-a-like Contest

12th October 2005

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON once lost a Dolly Parton look-alike contest. The cheeky JOLENE singer thought it would be funny to show up unannounced at the Hallowe'en contest on Los Angeles' Santa Monica Boulevard...

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Fascinating Fact 336

10th October 2005

Country star DOLLY PARTON insists her new album, THOSE WERE THE DAYS, which features cover tracks like BLOWIN' IN THE WIND and IMAGINE, is a peace album. She says, "I never understood why we couldn't...

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Parton Asked To Ditch Sad Song In Vegas

10th October 2005

Country legend DOLLY PARTON has to rethink her set lists when she performs in Las Vegas, Nevada, because promoters there don't want her songs about poverty and heartbreak to upset gamblers. The JOLENE singer...

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Fascinating Fact 305

5th October 2005

Country legend DOLLY PARTON's new album, THOSE WERE THE DAYS, is her 63rd....

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Witherspoon's Reprises Carter Schoodays

8th August 2005

Hollywood star REESE WITHERSPOON didn't have to look far for inspiration for her next role as JUNE CARTER CASH, because she already played the country singer aged 10 in her school play. The SWEET...

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9 To 5 Girls Keen For A Sequel

26th July 2005

LATEST: The girls of cult comedy 9 TO 5 are set to return to the big screen after spending years talking about a sequel to the 1980 hit. JANE FONDA, DOLLY PARTON and LILY...

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Idol Winner Lands Nashville Debut At Duets Concert

7th June 2005

AMERICAN IDOL winner CARRIE UNDERWOOD isn't wasting any time to get back on TV - the country singer will join the likes of legends DOLLY PARTON, KENNY ROGERS and CLINT BLACK to take part in...

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Fonda Wanted For Nine To Five Sequel

23rd May 2005

Actress JANE FONDA is in negotiations to reprise her role in a sequel to the hit 1980 movie NINE TO FIVE. Movie bosses are impressed by Fonda's return to the big screen in MONSTER-IN-LAW...

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