Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics
Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend. As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words with Robert K. Oermann, this book reveals the stories and memories that have made Parton a beloved icon across generations and social and international boundaries.
Mining over 60 years of songwriting, Dolly Parton highlights 175 of her songs and brings readers behind the lyrics to explore the songs that have defined her journey. Readers will learn the history behind classic Parton songs like “Jolene,” “9 to 5,” “I Will Always Love You,” and more.
The book is illustrated throughout with previously unpublished images from Parton’s personal and business archives.
Robert K. Oermann is a Nashville-based music journalist who is considered the unofficial historian of Nashville's musical heritage. He has written several books on country music, including Finding Her Voice: The Saga of Women in Country Music, which won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for music book excellence.
380 pages; 9 x 12 inches; hardcover