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Dolly was born in Sevier County, which is located in what U.S. state?
Tennessee - Parton was born on January 19th, 1946.
How many brothers and sisters does Dolly have?
11 - Dolly was the fourth of twelve children.
What is Dolly Parton's middle name?
Rebecca - Parton's middle name came from her maternal great-great grandmother.
How old was Dolly when her uncle gave her a guitar, her first "real" guitar?
8 - Previously, Dolly had a homemade guitar that she started playing when she was seven.
Right after Dolly finished high school, she moved to Nashville. In what year?
1964 - Dolly signed on as a songwriter with Combine Publishing shortly after her arrival.
Released in 1967, which of the following albums was Dolly's debut?
a. Just Because I'm a Woman
b. Coat of Many Colors
c. Hello, I'm Dolly
d. My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy
Hello, I'm Dolly - Hello, I'm Dolly peaked at #11 on the U.S. Top Country Albums chart.
In what year was Dolly Parton inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame?
1999 - Dolly was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1986.
Released in 1984, in which film did Dolly Parton play the role of a country singer named Jake Farris?
a. Joyful Noise
b. 9 to 5
d. Straight Talk
Rhinestone - Sylvester Stallone won the Worst Actor Golden Raspberry Award for his role in the film.
Which Dolly Parton song opens with the lyric - "Back through the years I go wanderin' once again back to the seasons of my youth..."?
a. Here You Come Again
b. I Will Always Love You
c. The Day I Fall In Love
d. Coat of Many Colors
Coat of Many Colors - The original coat that Dolly sang about in the song is now on display in her Chasing Rainbows Museum at Dollywood.
As of 2016, how many number one hits has Dolly Parton had on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart?
19 - Dolly's last song to hit number one on the chart was 'Yellow Roses' in 1989.
Which of the following Dolly Parton songs did not hit number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart?
a. Love Is Like a Butterfly
b. Yellow Roses
c. The Seeker
The Seeker - Released in July of 1975, The Seeker peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
How many children does Dolly and her husband Carl have?
0 - Dolly married her husband Carl Thomas Dean on May 30, 1966.
Parton did a 1987 collaboration album named "Trio" with two other country artists. Linda Ronstadt and whom?
a. Tammy Wynette
b. Naomi Judd
c. Emmylou Harris
d. Reba McEntire
Emmylou Harris - They released a follow-up album named Trio II in 1999.
Which of the following Dolly Parton albums reached number one on the Billboard chart for Top Country Albums?
a. Blue Smoke
b. Eagle When She Flies
c. White Limozeen
d. Backwoods Barbie
Eagle When She Flies - Released in April of 1991, Eagle When She Flies is Dolly Parton's 30th solo studio album.
Which of the following songs was not recorded by Dolly Parton?
a. How Was I to Know
b. Heartbreak Express
d. Single Women
How Was I to Know - 'How Was I to Know' was released by Reba McEntire on her album 'What If It's You'.
Complete the title to this number one Dolly Parton hit - "Tennessee...".
a. On My Mind
b. Grand Ole Opry
d. Homesick Blues
Homesick Blues - Released in 1984, Tennessee Homesick Blues was released on Dolly's album, Rhinestone.
In which 1992 film does Dolly Parton play the role of Shirlee Kenyon, a radio talk show host?
a. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
b. Wild Texas Wind
c. Steel Magnolias
d. Straight Talk
Straight Talk - Most of the film was shot in historic downtown Lemont, Illinois.
Which of the following is not an album released by Dolly Parton?
a. Heartbreak Express
c. Roses in the Snow
d. The Grass Is Blue
Roses in the Snow - Released in 1980, Roses in the Snow was recorded by Emmylou Harris.
As of 2016, how many Grammy awards, out of a total of 46 nominations, has Dolly Parton won?
8 - Dolly won the Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2011.
Nominated for a Grammy, Dolly recorded the duet, "You Can't Make Old Friends," with which country star?
a. Willie Nelson
b. Kenny Rogers
c. Merle Haggard
d. Kris Kristofferson
Kenny Rogers - The song was released on Kenny Roger's album of the same name in 2013.
Written in 1973, which Dolly Parton song opens with the lyric - "If I should stay, I would only be in your way. So I'll go, but I know..."?
a. It's Too Late to Love Me Now
b. He's Everything
c. Do I Ever Cross Your Mind
d. I Will Always Love You
I Will Always Love You - I Will Always Love You was released on the album Jolene in 1973.
A top ten hit, "The Last Thing on My Mind" was Dolly's first single as a duet act with what other country artist?
a. Kenny Rogers
b. Hank Snow
c. Porter Wagoner
d. Hank Williams
Porter Wagoner - Dolly Parton was at Porter's side when he died of lung cancer in October of 2007 at the age of 80.
Released in late 1973, what song peaked at number seven on the UK charts becoming Dolly's first UK hit?
a. The Bargain Store
b. Here You Come Again
c. 9 to 5
Jolene - From the album Jolene.
Which character did Parton play in the 1982 film "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"?
a. Mona Stangley
c. Dulcie Mae
d. Miss Modene
Mona Stangley - Dolly's co-star Burt Reynolds played the role of Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd.
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