Singing legend Dolly Parton has an endless list of hit songs. From “I Will Always Love You” and “Two Doors Down” to “9 to 5” and “Islands in the Stream,” the music icon has launched classics in country, pop, and more recently, the inspirational genre.
Parton’s 1974 song “Jolene” may be considered one of her most famous, which was inspired by two different women.
Dolly Parton’s advice on marriage
Married to Carl Dean since 1966, Parton’s husband tends to stay out of the spotlight. The singer revealed her husband has always preferred to keep things low key.
“When I met my husband, he wanted to take me out to dinner,” the Grammy winner shared, according to People. “He pulled up to the drive-in window and got our food at McDonald’s. … He only likes to go places where he can be comfortable!”
After 54 years of marriage, Parton apparently attributes some of their relationship’s success to the theory that absence makes the heart grow fonder.
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“I always joke and laugh when people ask me what’s the key to my long marriage and lasting love,” the singer remarked, noting her packed travel schedule. “I always say ‘Stay gone!’ and there’s a lot of truth to that … but we really enjoy each other when we’re together and the little things we do.”
Singer-songwriter describes a temptress in ‘Jolene’
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While the release date for Christopher Nolan’s mysterious thriller Tenet continues to bounce around due to the coronavirus, Travis Scott revealed on Tuesday (Aug. 18) that his brain-melting theme song for the film, “The Plan,” will drop on Friday (Aug. 21).
Scott hyped the song with a tweet that read “FLAME X CHRIS NOLAN COOK UP THE PLAN FRIDAY,” above a moody photo of star Washington floating in red space alongside the title of the film — which stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki and Kenneth Branagh –and the song.
The rapper expounded on his role in the film in an interview with GQ, after accidentally playing “The Plan” for the writer, who describes it as a “brain-liquefying trip through time and space.”
Though it’s Scott first attempt to write a soundtrack song, Nolan tells the magazine that Trav’s contribution to the hush-hush project was like the final piece of a “yearlong puzzle… His insights into the musical and narrative mechanism [composer] Ludwig Göransson and I were building were immediate, insightful, and profound.”
Asked to describe the the film, Scott says, “I can’t even explain it. You literally just have to watch it. It’s very fire.” The MC also revealed that he’s been in the lab cooking up the follow-up to his 2018 hit album Astroworld, which he described as “embodying all of the knowledge I’ve taken in and trying to make the best form of it.”
After moving around from two dates