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July 5, 1976: "All I Can Do" is released as the second single from Dolly's album of the same name. It peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
July 5, 2014: "I Believe in You" is released as a free download promotional single to promote Dolly's Imagination Library through her official website. The release was intended to precede the 2014 release of Dolly's first children's album which saw a limited release in 2015. The single would be released commercially in 2017 preceding the album's commercial release.
July 6, 2012: "From Here to the Moon and Back" by Dolly, Kris Kristofferson, and Jeremy Jordan is released as the second single from the Joyful Noise soundtrack. It peaked at number two on both the Billboard Christian Digital Sales chart and the Billboard Gospel Digital Sales chart.
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July 7, 1979: "Star of the Show" is released in the Netherlands as the fourth and final single from Dolly's twenty-first solo studio album, Great Balls of Fire. It would also be released in Australia in December 1979, where it peaked at number 99 on the Kent Music Report.
July 7, 2014: Following Dolly's performance at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival, "Try" is released in the United Kingdom as the third single from her forty-fourth solo studio album, Blue Smoke.
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July 8, 2002: "Dagger Through the Heart" is released to Triple A radio as the first single from Dolly’s thirty-ninth solo studio album, Halos & Horns. It would be sent to Country radio in August. The single was nominated for Best Female Country Vocal Performance at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards in 2003.
July 8, 2003: The Larkins released their eponymous debut album featuring Dolly on a cover of "Steady as the Rain", which was written by Dolly and originally recorded by her sister, Stella.
July 8, 2014: Mary Sarah released her second studio album, Bridges. Dolly is featured on a cover of Jolene. The album peaked at number 28 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart.
July 8, 2016: "Pure and Simple" is released as the first single from Dolly's album of the same name.
July 8, 2022: Positive Vibrations released a reggae cover of "Two Doors Down" featuring Dolly as a single from their Country Goes Reggae album.
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July 9, 2001: "Shine" is released as the fourth and final single from Dolly's thirty-eighth solo studio album, Little Sparrow. It won won Best Female Vocal Performance at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards in 2002.
July 9, 2002: Dolly's thirty-ninth solo studio album, Halos & Horns, is released. The album peaked at number four on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The album was nominated for the Best Country Album at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards in 2003.
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.