August 21, 2015: The Blacklist soundtrack is released featuring a slowed-down version of Dolly's 1974 recording of "Jolene".
August 21, 2020: "Mary, Did You Know" is released as the first single from Dolly's forty-seventh solo studio album, A Holly Dolly Christmas. It peaked at number 49 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart and number 18 on the Billboard Christian Digital Song Sales chart.
August 22, 1983: Kenny Rogers released his twelfth solo studio album, Eyes That See in the Dark. It includes a duet with Dolly on "Islands in the Stream", which topped the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. The album peaked at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and number six on the Billboard 200 and was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA.
August 22, 1995: Dolly released her thirty-third solo studio album, Something Special. The album peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
August 23, 1994: Mac Davis released his nineteenth and final solo studio album, Will Write Songs for Food. The album includes a duet with Dolly on "Everyone But Me and You".
August 24, 2016: "Waltz Across Texas Tonight (Unreleased 1994)" is released as the fourth and final single from The Complete Trio Collection.
August 25, 1998: Dolly released her thirty-fifth solo studio album, Hungry Again. The album peaked at number 23 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
August 26, 2016: Stella Parton, Dolly's sister, released "More Power to Ya", a duet with Dolly, as a single from her Mountain Songbird album, which was recorded as a tribute to Dolly.
August 26, 2022: "A Smoky Mountain Christmas" is released as the first single from the Ultimate Deluxe Edition of Dolly's 2020 album, A Holly Dolly Christmas. The recording was first featured in the 1986 TV movie, A Smoky Mountain Christmas, starring Dolly and Lee Majors.
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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.