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September 26, 1977: "Here You Come Again" is released as the the first single from Dolly's album of the same name. It peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It was certified Gold by the RIAA in October 1978 for shipment of 1,000,000 copies and Platinum in January 2022 for 1,000,000 digital sales/on-demand streams.
September 26, 2005: "When I Get Where I'm Going" by Brad Paisley featuring Dolly is released as a single from his Time Well Wasted album. The single peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and is Dolly's most recent number one on the chart. The song received a platinum certification from the RIAA in June 2015 for 1,000,000 digital sales/on-demand streams.
September 26, 2006: Christie Lynn released her album Christie Lynn Sings Country • Gospel • Bluegrass. The album features Porter and Dolly on a cover of their song "Beneath the Sweet Magnolia Tree", which was also written by Dolly.
September 26, 2006: Solomon Burke released his Nashville album. Dolly appears on a cover of the 1970 Porter and Dolly hit "Tomorrow Is Forever", which Dolly wrote.
September 20, 1976: Mary Kay Place released her debut album, Tonite! At the Capri Lounge, Loretta Haggers. The album includes three songs that feature backing vocals by Dolly: "Good Old Country Baptizin'", "Coke and Chips", and a cover of Dolly's "All I Can Do". The album peaked at number six on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
September 21, 2010: Rhonda Vincent released her album Taken. It features a guest appearance by Dolly on "In the Garden by the Fountain". The album peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
September 22, 2015: James Rogers released his Beyond the Call album which features Dolly on the title track.
September 23, 1996: "Just When I Needed You Most" is released as the first single from Dolly's thirty-fourth solo studio album, Treasures. It peaked at number 26 on the the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
September 13, 1994: The HIV/AIDS benefit album Red Hot + Country is released. It features Dolly performing a cover of George Jones' "You Gotta Be My Baby". The album peaked at number 30 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
September 13, 2005: Georges Jones released his final studio album, Hits I Missed...And One I Didn't. It includes a duet wth Dolly on the Hank Williams Jr.-penned song "The Blues Man". The album reached number 13 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
September 14, 2004: Dolly’s third live album, Live and Well, is released. It was recorded two years earlier at Dollywood during her Halos & Horns Tour. An accompanying concert DVD was released on the same day. The album peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
September 14, 2004: Kim McLean released her debut album, Happy Face, which includes a duet with Dolly on "Angels and Eagles".
Dolly and Kelly Clarkson's long-awaited "9 to 5" duet from the Still Working 9 to 5 documentary has finally been released. The Sam McAnally, Sasha Sloan, and King Henry-produced recording is a moody, slowed down take on Dolly's iconic number one hit. The track plays over the closing credits of the documentary, which will hopefully be available on streaming services before the end of the year. The single is available now on all digital music platforms. Take a listen below!
New Compilation Coming November 18
A new compilation album titled Diamonds & Rhinestones: The Greatest Hits Collection has been announced for a November 18, 2022 release by Sony's Legacy Recordings label. The album will be available on CD, LP, digital download. and streaming. It features 23 essential recordings from 1971-2020 and liner notes by Robert K. Oermann, who collaborated with Dolly on her 2020 book, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics. See the full track listing below and preorder yours today!
The album is available for preorder on 2 LP pink glitter vinyl and CD from Dolly's official website here.
Diamonds & Rhinestones: The Greatest Hits Collection track listing
September 5, 1977: Linda Ronstadt released her eighth solo studio album, Simple Dreams. Dolly provides harmony vocals on "I Never Will Marry". The album peaked at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
September 8, 1969: Dolly released her fourth solo studio album, My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy. The title track was released as the album's third single on the same day. The album peaked at number six on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, while the single only reached number 45 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
September 8, 1975: "We Used To" is released as the second single from Dolly's sixteenth solo studio album, Dolly. The single reached number 9 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
September 8, 2008: "Gold", from Emmylou Harris' All I Intended to Be album, is released as a single in Europe. The song features harmony vocals by Dolly and Vince Gill.
Ben Childers is the administrator of The Dolly Parton Discography. A native of Tupelo, Mississippi, he grew up taking family vacations to the Smokies and Dollywood. His love for Dolly and her music reached a fanatical level in April 2013. After spending countless hours researching and cataloging Dolly's musical output, he decided to open a website dedicated to her discography.