Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Dolly Parton sets two world records

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Herman Weaver | 20 January, 2018, 06:40

The new take on her hit song from 1974, which featured Pentatonix and debuted at #18 back in 2016, became Parton's 107th chart entry.

Country music superstar Dolly Parton celebrates her 72nd birthday today.

In addition to earning two spots in this year's Guinness World Records, Dolly also holds several hall of fame honors, including in the Country Music Hall of Fame, Grammy Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame.

A Guinness World Records representative made the honors official by traveling to visit Dolly in Nashville to present her with the record certificates in person.

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Today is Dolly Parton's 72nd birthday, and Reese Witherspoon is gifting her the most wonderful present of all time.

Beating out fellow country music icons, George Jones, Elvis Presley and Reba McEntire, Parton's is the only artist with Top 20 hits on across six consecutive decades (1960s-2010s). She has 74 Top 20 hits to her name to date, her most recent being an updated version of "Jolene". The charity is very near and dear to Parton's heart, as she founded it in tribute to her father, who never learned to read. On songwriting in general, Parton told Guinness that "when an idea hits me, it comes from my heart".

The 72-year-old singer and actress has done it all during her career that has spanned more than six decades and is easily one of the world's most beloved celebrities. Some of her biggest hits include "Jolene", "Dumb Blonde", "Coat of Many Colors", and "I Will Always Love You".

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