A new book, Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics, will explore the country icon’s vast musical catalog. The new book, which was written with Robert K. Oermann, will be released on November 17 via Chronicle Books.
In addition, Dolly will deliver an audio version of the book via RBmedia, which will be available on November 17 in both CD and digital audiobook form.
“Across my life, I’ve written thousands of songs,” says Dolly. “This fall, for the first time ever, we’re spotlighting a hundred of my favorites in my new audiobook, Dolly Parton, Songteller. Not only will you be able to revisit my life in lyrics, but I’ll tell you never-before-heard stories behind the songs.”
In the upcoming book, Dolly will share personal stories behind the lyrics of 175 of her songs, as well as never-before-seen photographs and memorabilia. The audiobook weaves Dolly’s most personal stories around samples of nearly 100 of her most cherished songs.
Over the course of her career, Dolly has earned nine Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards, three American Music Awards, two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the BMI Icon Award, the Library of Congress Living Legend Award, the National Medal of Arts Award, induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and more.
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