Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Despite being famous for more than 50 years now, Dolly Parton has been remarkably good at keeping some things secret.
Even Dolly Parton is astonished by the new exhibit of her glitz and glamour on view at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. As Parton got a private walk-through at a sneak preview Monday, she looked at a wall of video images that projected her album covers, which date back to the s. Even though it displayed 40 at a time, every few seconds, a new cover would pop up, a testament to how hard she has worked.
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The country singer turns 71 on January 19, but the most notable thing about the milestone may be how little it changes anything. She will never age out of being a national treasure, a crown jewel in America's rhinestone tiara—her sparkle hasn't diminished in over 50 years of performing. You could argue that she did most of her living before avenues for gossip expanded online, but even when the National Enquirer was king, she was an open book.
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Parton was nominated for the frigid challenge by several people, one of whom being her duet partner and pal Kenny Rogers. Rogers doubted her ability, but Patron rose to the challenge! It was his doubt that gave the iconic blonde singer the kick she needed to accept, which she did gracefully from her colorful porch in Nashville.
Originally published in the May 19, issue of Country Weekly magazine. And Dolly is a blessing, probably in more ways than the granddaughter of a Smoky Mountain Pentecostal preacher could ever know. Not the least of which is through her music, most notably her excellent Backwoods Barbie CD, released in February.
Larger-than-life hair, long red nails, grade-A bedazzling—Dolly Parton is a style icon in a league of her own. In honor of her Person of the Year award at last night's 61st Annual Grammyswe're taking a look back at her best moments in photos over the years—from the good to the bedazzled and all the country glam in between. A year-old Dolly was all smiles for a photograph incomplete with a sky-high beehive hairstyle.
W hen Dolly Parton was 19, instead of the frankly unbelievable 73 she is now, she and a girlfriend travelled from Tennessee to New York City. But year-old Parton, even when lost in the big city, was unflappable. It is also, like all anecdotes Parton tells about herself, calculated to fit her superbly crafted and universally adored image.