Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” inducted into 2014 Grammy Hall Of Fame


With a song as iconic as "Jolene" it was only a matter of time before the Grammy's added it to their catalog of hall of fame recordings. The song was recorded at the RCA studio's in Nashville and has had a memorable ride. Per Billboard, "The single would hit No. 1 on Billboard's country chart after entering the tally on Nov. 3, 1974. It was the second chart-topper of her career, and would be followed by four more No. 1s. Jolene was Parton's first album to crack Billboard's top 10, and a year later she would be voted female vocalist of the year by the Country Music Assn." Quite the accomplishment. It has also become one of the most covered country songs, including the more recently well known version of Miley Cyrus singing it(and really giving it justice) at the Backyard sessions. And also has a tie to Jennifer Nettle's "That Girl" as it's been labeled the counter lyrics for the song. It is without a doubt a song for the record books and we congratulate all involved on this accomplishment!

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