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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton


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Born: January 19, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Sevierville, Tennessee, USA Profession: Music ...


father: Robert Lee Parton. Tobacco farmer. Born c. 1921; died on November 12, 2000 at age 79 from complications from a stroke.
mother: Avie Lee Parton. Married at age 15.
brother: Larry Parton. Died in infancy.
sister: Stella Parton. Singer, actor. Born on May 4, 1949; had country hits like "Ode to Olivia" and "I Want to Hold You in My Dreams Tonight".
sister: Rachel Parton. Singer, actor. Played the Doralee part her famous sibling had played in the movie version on the TV sitcom "9 to 5" (ABC, 1982-1983; syndicated, 1986-1988); performs at Dollywood.
brother: Randy Parton. Singer, bass player. Backed her on bass before landing an RCA contract himself; performs at Dollywood; appeared as a band member in "Rhinestone" (1984).
brother: Floyd Parton. Performer, songwriter. Younger; has twin sister Frieda; appeared as a band member in "Rhinestone"; wrote "Rockin' Years", a duet Dolly sang with Ricky Van Shelton, which became a smash single from her "Eagle When She Flies" (1991) album.
sister: Freida Parton. Twin of Floyd.
cousin: Richie Owens. Musician. Backed her on (and co-produced) "Hungry Again" (1998) album.

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