An Introduction to Tonal Theory by Peter Westergaard

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1 In a 1970 interview with Jack Hurst for The Tennessean, she noted honestly, “My voice was [always] real different—not that it’s good, because a lot of people just cannot STAND to hear me sing. ”2 Wagoner wisely chose to feature Dolly’s original songs on his television show, so one of the first impressions America got of Dolly Parton was that of a prolific songwriter. “When I’m writing, I can be anywhere and anything that I want to be,” she told Hurst. “If I’m writing about a dog or a cat or whatever I’m writing about, I am that thing.

That was sort of a blue day for me,” Foster said, the sting of disappointment still apparent in his voice 43 years later. ’ He said, ‘Well, you’ve got her. ’ I said, ‘No, I’d rather have her as a friend. ’ And I didn’t, and sure enough we’ve been friends ever since. ” Looking back, Foster says there was just something about the teenage Dolly Parton that convinced him she would be a star and literally go as far as she wanted to go. She was different,” Foster states simply. “Look at all the people I signed on Monument.

You’ll have to listen to the album to find out. Parton’s original song “Evening Shade” begs to be made into a short story or a Lifetime television movie. Mrs. Bailey, the “meanest matron” in the Evening Shade home for orphans, accidentally fell in some water used to scrub the floors. It was a Dickens-like abode of misery, where children were mistreated and beaten for wetting the bed. ” By sundown the song ends and the cruel orphanage burns to the ground. The evil children’s home matron got Hello, I’m Dolly!

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