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As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey. Illustrated throughout with previously unpublished images from Dolly Parton’s personal and business archives.
Mining over 60 years of songwriting, Dolly Parton highlights 175 of her songs and brings readers behind the lyrics.
• Packed with never-before-seen photographs and classic memorabilia
• Explores personal stories, candid insights, and myriad memories behind the songs
Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics reveals the stories and memories that have made Dolly a beloved icon across generations, genders, and social and international boundaries.
Containing rare photos and memorabilia from Parton’s archives, this book is a show-stopping must-have for every Dolly Parton fan.
• Learn the history behind classic Parton songs like “Jolene,” “9 to 5,” “I Will Always Love You,” and more.
• The perfect gift for Dolly Parton fans (everyone loves Dolly!) as well as lovers of music history and country
Add it to the shelf with books like Coat of Many Colors by Dolly Parton, The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles, and Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen.
From the Publisher
“I love songs. I love to tell stories. And most of all, I just love to write. It’s just who I am. I am a Songteller.”
– from Dolly Parton, Songteller
Dolly Parton, Songteller is an intimate look at Dolly’s iconic career as a songwriter, musician, and country legend.
Now, for the very first time, she has collected the lyrics to 175 of her best-loved songs—along with the personal memories and the inspiration behind them.
This show-stopping book contains inspiration and behind-the-scenes details from some of Dolly’s most beloved songs, including:
My Tennessee Mountain Home, Just Because I’m a Woman, Coat of Many Colors, I Will Always Love You, Jolene, Love Is Like a Butterfly, Here You Come Again, 9-to-5, and many more.
Plus never-before-seen photos from Dolly’s personal archives, including:
Handwritten lyrics and inspiration
Childhood and family photos
Memorabilia from her six-decade career
And much more!