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Dolly Parton doesn’t hold back in her memoir-slash-song-primer, which includes never-before-seen photos and personal anecdotes that will impress even the most laid-back fan. And now Parton’s book, which is back as the #1 bestseller on Amazon after its 2020 release, is more than half off for Prime Day.
In “Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics,” the record-breaking songwriter opens up about her longtime loves and fleeting flirtations, shares gripping stories of growing up in Tennessee, and busts myths about inspiration. behind some of his most famous songs. No, she doesn’t remember if she wrote “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You” on the same day (although that’s certainly possible).
What does she remember? This “I Will Always Love You” was actually written about her platonic musical partner Porter Wagoner. It’s also through the 350-page tell-all book that she reveals that Wagoner is far from her favorite person, likely due to his famously domineering attitude towards Parton (he was 20 years her senior when they first met) and his greed for royalties like his stardom. Pink.
The book is divided into three chronological sections: song lyrics, archival photos, and detailed essays. The photos are perhaps the most fun to browse, with nostalgic shots of a young Dolly. One shows Parton already glamorous in a ruffled dress, while another is a close-up of her first record which she produced aged 13. The best shows a Parton schoolgirl, no older than 13, playing for her classmates with her swinging guitar. his shoulder.
Purchase “Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics” before the limited time offer ends:
‘Songteller: My Life in Words’ (58% off)