Whether you can’t get enough of Dolly Parton’s uplifting presence (hello, Dollyssance!) or are still wondering what exactly makes her a singular icon, you’ll find something to love in this collection paying homage to her life and legend, including interviews, essays, and a deep tracks Dolly playlist.
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From one about gold digging to another about PMS, these little-known tunes show the master songwriter’s wit, wisdom and heart.
Remembering the magical moment he interviewed Dolly Parton as a young journalist, Georgia-born Cory Albertson offers thanks for the ways her music, stage presence, and insistence on being different spurred him to “hitch a ride with the wind” and embrace the wonders of his queerness.