‘Backstory: Dolly Parton’ gives inside look into Parton’s career

Dolly Parton, who recently just wrapped up a highly successful world tour, shows no signs of slowing down. Dolly’s latest release Blue Smoke – The Best Of is Dolly’s best career charting album, debuting at Number 6 and rising to Number 2 over the past several weeks and still remains in the Top 10.

Great American Country’s Backstory: Dolly Parton celebrates one of country music’s most beloved and iconic artists. From her impoverished childhood in the Smoky Mountains to the hallowed stage of the Grand Ole Opry, Dolly Parton’s rise to fame reads like a Tennessee fairytale. But music is only a part of Dolly’s extraordinary resume. She’s a world-class actress, best-selling author, dedicated philanthropist and a savvy businesswoman who’s been charting her own course for decades. Tune-In to GAC and catch an insider’s look at the life and times of the most awarded female in country music.

Air dates for this one-hour special are:

August 29, 2014 5 pm ET
September 10, 2014 2 pm ET
September 20, 2014 10 pm ET
September 21, 2014 2 am ET

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.