April 10, 2007: Brenda Lee released her Gospel Duets with Treasured Friends album. She duets with Dolly on "This Old House".
April 10, 2020: "I’m Gone", from Dolly's 2002 album Halos & Horns, is reissued as a single to promote the digital release of Little Sparrow, Halos & Horns, For God and Country, Live and Well, Those Were the Days, and Better Day.
April 11, 1983: "Potential New Boyfriend" is released as the only single from Dolly's twenty-fifth solo studio album, Burlap & Satin. The single peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
April 12, 1971: Dolly's seventh solo studio album, Joshua, is released. The album peaked at number 16 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
April 12, 1993: "More Where That Came From" is released as the second single from Dolly's thirty-second solo studio album, Slow Dancing with the Moon. The single peaked at number 58 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
April 12, 2005: Darrell Webb released his Behind the Scenes album. He duets with Dolly on "Cold", a song she wrote, but had never recorded herself.
April 13, 1963: The budget compilation album, Hits Made Famous by Country Queens, is released. The record features Faye Tucker singing songs made famous by Patsy Cline (plus one original song) on Side One, while Side Two features Dolly singing songs made famous by Kitty Wells (with two traditional ballads and one original song). It was the first LP to feature recordings by Dolly.
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April 14, 1975: The In Concert live album is released. The album was recorded live at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville during a taping for the ABC TV series, In Concert. In addition to Dolly, the album features performances by Ronnie Milsap, Charley Pride, Chet Atkins, Gary Stewart, and Jerry Reed. It peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Top Country albums chart.
April 14, 1980: Dolly released her twenty-second solo studio album, Dolly, Dolly, Dolly. The album peaked at number seven on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
April 15, 1968: Just Because I'm a Woman, Dolly's second solo studio album, is released. The album peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
April 15, 1986: The Think About Love compilation album is released. The album features eight tracks, five appear in remixed form and three appear unaltered from their original release. The album peaked at number 54 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
April 16, 1979: Emmylou Harris released her sixth studio album, Blue Kentucky Girl. Dolly and Linda Ronstadt provide harmony vocals on "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues". The album peaked at number three on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
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.