Some Lesser Known Facts About Dolly Rebecca Parton

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Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on Jan. 19, 1946 while snow fell over the Smoky Mountains.

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According to Dolly’s latest book, she has written around 3,000 songs with 450 of them being recorded.

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Dolly grew up in Locust Ridge in the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Dolly was raised in shacks and cabins without heat, indoor plumbing, electricity, or running water.

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Her first song was about her corncob doll named “Little Tiny Tasseltop.” Her mother wrote the lyrics down for her.

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She started entertaining small audiences at 8 and had radio and TV appearances in Knoxville at age 10.

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At age 13, she made the trek to Nashville to appear on the Grand Ole Opry.

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Also showing off her generous spirit, Dolly donated $1 million to Vanderbilt to help researchers find a cure for COVID-19.

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Dolly Parton is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. As of 2021, Dolly Parton's net worth is roughly $600 million.

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