Dolly Parton

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to give books to refugee children
Singer’s global initiative to offer a book each month to 200 refugee children in London until they turn five

Sarah Shaffi

09, May, 2022 @3:54 PM

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Madonna at the Haçienda to Obama’s inauguration: the tickets we can’t bear to throw away
As QR codes take over, Guardian writers and readers share their prized paper stubs – including the Beatles at Shea Stadium and the Nirvana gig that never was

Lucy Knight, Joe Stone, Kate Hutchinson, Rebecca Nicholson, Alexis Petridis, Andrew Pulver

09, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup
Run Rose Run by Dolly Parton and James Patterson; Reputation by Sarah Vaughan; Lady Joker by Kaoru Takamura; Mouth to Mouth by Antoine Wilson; Hot Water by Christopher Fowler

Laura Wilson

18, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Why Britain is taking country music to its achy-breaky heart
With new radio stations and festivals dedicated to it, the musical genre is the fastest growing in the UK

Rob Walker

06, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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9 to 5: The Musical review – Dolly Parton show is saved by standout female leads
Based on the 1980 film, the adaptation is full of frustrating contradictions. But with outstanding performances, you’ll leave with a smile

Cassie Tongue

25, Feb, 2022 @1:13 AM

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Dolly Parton’s Dollywood to pay full tuition for employees pursuing college
Employees who choose to ‘continue to grow’ will have their tuition, associated fees, and books covered by the theme park

Gloria Oladipo

10, Feb, 2022 @4:05 PM

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Tina Turner sells rights to her music catalogue spanning 60 years
Publisher BMG takes on shares of recordings and image management of ‘queen of rock’n’roll’ in its biggest single artist deal

Mark Sweney

06, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Dolly Parton to publish her first novel in 2022
The country music superstar has teamed up with the novelist James Patterson to write Run, Rose, Run, which will be published in March

Lucy Knight

11, Aug, 2021 @4:27 PM

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Hear me out: why Joyful Noise isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers sticking up for maligned films is a defence of the Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah musical comedy

Rebecca Nicholson

01, Jun, 2021 @5:37 AM

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'We're jabbing': Covid vaccine song remakes, from Bob Marley to Madness
Dolly Parton’s rendering of Jolene prompts host of suggestions including Black Lace’s Jab-a-doo

Mark Brown and Rachel Obordo

03, Mar, 2021 @5:02 PM

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After Dolly Parton's 'Jolene' adaptation, what other lyrics could encourage Covid vaccination?
We would like to hear your song lyric adaptations on why people should be vaccinated

Guardian community team

03, Mar, 2021 @12:04 PM

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Dolly Parton turned down presidential medal of freedom twice from Trump
Singer says she’s not sure she’ll accept it from Biden either because it might seem political to do so

Martin Pengelly in New York

02, Feb, 2021 @12:46 PM

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