Dolly Parton states she was a red head, who Dolly became aware her husband was flirting with all the time. Since the release of the song in 1974, originally recorded in 1973, people have loved the song and speculated who it was about. However, there is some truth to the other stories that it had to do with another woman in the picture. '”, Pentatonix & Dolly Parton – Jolene“JOLENE” BY PENTATONIX & DOLLY PARTON PRESENTED BY CRACKER BARREL AVAILABLE NOW! Lionel Richie's "Hello": The Story Behind the Hit, Lady Gaga: The Deeper Meaning in "Shallow" Song, How to Watch Dolly Parton's "Goodnight With Dolly", The Real Meaning Behind "I Will Always Love You". Mariah Carey's song "The Roof" is about her first kiss with Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. One of the fans she met was little Jolene, and this was back in the late 1960s. Jolene was a women who worked at a bank that Dolly's husband went to. We love them! She jerked my wig off and almost beat me to death with it. by “And she had this beautiful red hair, this beautiful skin, these beautiful green eyes, and she was looking up at me, holding, you know, for an autograph. Thankfully, however, there are no hard feelings between any of them. We may earn commission from links on this page, but we only recommend products we back. Zac tells the story of Hanson's massive hit "MMMbop," and talks about how brotherly bonds effect their music. Despite being a relatively simple song — it only has 200 words and the melody line is nothing too complicated — music fans across all genres love how it hits on multiple levels. Throughout the song, Parton implores Jolene "please, don't take him just because you can." And she had this beautiful red hair, this beautiful skin, these beautiful green eyes, and she was looking up at me, holding, you know, for an autograph. The single reached No. However, the young bank girl wasn’t called Jolene. Hooker talks about transforming a Tony Bennett classic and why you don't have to be sad and lonely to write the blues. "Jolene" is a song written and performed by American country music artist Dolly Parton. More songs with girls' names in the title, Does Jimmy Page Worship The Devil? Soon after Dolly married her husband Carl Dean in 1966, an attractive red-headed bank teller supposedly began flirting with him. 10 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2004. A musicologist wrote and performed a fourth verse which makes this interpretation explicit; when the podcast's hosts played audio of this performance for Parton, she responded that this was "another take on it". In 2013, country singer Jennifer Nettles recorded "That Girl", which she stated in interviews should be subtitled "The Ballad of Jolene". Why trust us? Still a country classic to this day! | ITUNES http://smarturl.it/PTXJolene?IQid=yt | AMAZON http://smarturl.it/PTXJoleneAmz?IQid=yt | SPOTIFY http://smarturl.it/StreamPTXJolene?IQid=yt | GOOGLE PLAY http://smarturl.it/PTXJoleneGP?IQid=yt Arranged by PTX Filmed at NOVE Entertainment Produced by Dolly Parton, Pentatonix and Flyte Vu TICKETS TO THE FIRST LEG OF ‘PENTATONIX: THE WORLD TOUR' ON SALE NOW http://www.ptxofficial.com/tour 5/11/2019…2016-09-16T13:59:09.000Z. I said, ‘Well, you’re the prettiest little thing I ever saw. :-), “JOLENE” BY PENTATONIX & DOLLY PARTON PRESENTED BY CRACKER BARREL AVAILABLE NOW! In this version, Parton's "man" directly addresses Jolene, telling her that nothing will ever happen between them and that his current lover would fight to get him back. Onstage in 1988, Dolly told the audience "Jolene" was a true story and the reason she did not like to sing it too often. :-)2011-02-01T05:34:04.000Z. One of Dolly Parton's most popular songs of all time is "Jolene." Her most downloaded songs in the UK revealed", "Chip Young, Legendary Nashville Session Guitarist and Producer, Dies at 76", "Dolly Parton Wrote 'Jolene' and 'I Will Always Love You' in One Day", "Did Dolly Parton write 'Jolene' and 'I Will Always Love You' in one day? 2011-02-01T05:34:04.000Z. Jolene.’ I said, ‘That is pretty. When Parton was honored with MusiCares Person Of The Year award at the Grammy Awards in 2019, she performed this song with her honorary Goddaughter, Miley Cyrus. The song was ranked No. , The thumb-picked guitar on the recording is by Chip Young. 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The inspiration behind Dolly's iconic song was explored in the Netflix anthology series Heartstrings. That sounds like a song. Melinda from Australia Dolly Parton has since shared that ‘jolene’ was a young girl who worked at the bank her and her husband used, early in their marriage. The song is actually named after an 8-year-old fan of Parton’s. Dolly Parton – Jolene 19880110The audio/video quality is pretty good for having come from a 22-year old VHS tape, if I do say so myself! 12 in Norway and No. I don’t believe we’ve got that kind of money.’ So it’s really an innocent song all around, but sounds like a dreadful one.”. And I said, 'Jolene. If You Want It.". I can see Jolene walking down the street, I can see Dolly bristling. One of Dolly Parton's most popular songs of all time is "Jolene. 28 in Flemish Belgium. So, what do the lyrics mean? The game Lana Del Rey sings about in "Video Games" is World of Warcraft - her ex used to play it all the time. “She got this terrible crush on my husband,” Parton explained in the same interview about meeting the real-life inspiration for Jolene, “And he just loved going to the bank because she paid him so much attention. Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey. Kenny Loggins in Caddyshack? That sounds like a song. 3, March 02 1974", "Adult Contemporary - Volume 21, No. And in true country fashion, I've set the whole raw story to upbeat music, so you can dance while you process it all. 217 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" in 2004. However, the couple has been together for more than 50 years and it’s safe to say no one is leaving anyone anytime soon. Some of the many artists who have covered this: The White Stripes, Reba McEntire, Olivia Newton-John and 10,000 Maniacs. "How To Save A Life" by The Fray has religious overtones - it was a hit on both the Pop chart and the Christian Songs chart. Women especially should do this for each other, since our self-worth can still be so wrapped up in our partners. There’s always somebody that could take that person from you and you’re vulnerable.”. But who is it about? When this version entered the Top 20 of the Country chart, Parton became the first artist with Top 20 hits on the tally in the '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s and '10s. And she said, 'Jolene.' Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed bluesman. , The song became Parton's second solo number-one single on the country charts after being released as a single in October 1973 (prior to the album's release). The song was played at 33RPM instead of 45RPM, which represents a 25% slow down from the original. Back In the early 1970’s. #GRAMMYs, A post shared by Dolly Parton (@dollyparton) on Feb 12, 2019 at 12:22pm PST. In an interview, she also revealed that Jolene's name and appearance are based on that of a young fan who came on stage for her autograph. Christopher Cross with Deep Purple? One of Dolly Parton’s biggest hits is “Jolene,” a song where she begs the title character not to steal her man away. I fought that redheaded woman like a wildcat. Jolene. The song was added to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014. She still works there. She then turned to the audience and quipped, “We got a whole bunch of redheaded women down here. I’m going to write a song about that.'”. A Fact or Fiction all about yacht rock and those who made it. Hooker talks about transforming a Tony Bennett classic and why you don't have to be sad and lonely to write the blues. Another live performance of the song is featured on the 2010 live album Under Great White Northern Lights. So what is your name?’ And she said, ‘Jolene.’ And I said, ‘Jolene. Powered by. “One night, I was on stage, and there was this beautiful little girl — she was probably 8 years old at the time,” Parton said. , In 2019, the podcast Dolly Parton's America had an episode addressing the question of whether the narrator's focus on Jolene's beauty and desirability is indicative of her own romantic longings. I got that sucker home and I beat the tar outta him,” said Parton, laughing. https://www.patreon.com/thepetersens The Petersens are a family band performing full-time in Branson, MO. Jolene, Jolene, Jolene-Jolene! Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey. The protagonist of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, Jolyne Cujoh, is named after the song. Even though the lyrics revolve around being jealous of another woman, the origin of "Jolene" actually came from a much more innocent place. I said, 'Well, you're the prettiest little thing I ever saw. In 2017, American singer-songwriter Cam released her single "Diane" in response to Parton's song. That sounds like a song. | ITUNES, http://smarturl.it/StreamPTXJolene?IQid=yt, Dolly Parton Plastic Surgery Before & After Photos. She was trying to take care of my husband while I was out on the road. Jane Kenney The song was ranked No. In 2012, Canadian indie rock band Hey Ocean! Dolly Parton states she was a red head, who Dolly became aware her husband was flirting with all the time. Kirsty Maccoll's 1994 single "Caroline" is in-spirit response song to "Jolene", in which the Jolene character grieves the loss of her best friend (the titular Caroline) after having an affair with Caroline's husband. Rosanne talks about the journey that inspired her songs on her album The River & the Thread, including a stop at the Tallahatchie Bridge. I said, 'That is pretty. The recording takes center stage in Netflix's anthology Heartstrings. Patti Smith. In Australia, the song was ranked No. Just singin’ over and over ‘Jolene, Jolene, Jolene,’ it’s like how hard can it be? Rhonda was in for a big surprise when she took up Dolly's offer, she said in. Join the fam and become a Patron! Despite not winning, the song eventually earned Parton a Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance 43 years after its original release, for a cover by the a capella group Pentatonix in which she was also featured.. The song is sung from Jolene's point of view, where she sings to 'Diane', Parton's character, and states that she did not know that 'her man' was her man. A Look at Satanism in Rock. “One night, I was on stage, and there was this beautiful little girl — she was probably eight years old at the time. Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed bluesman. 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