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Dolly Parton was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a performer in 2022.

Dolly Parton

The sweet yet gritty voice. The iconic style. The country crossover queen: Dolly rocks. 

With her prodigious songwriting talent, vocal and instrumental prowess, charisma, and trademark style, Dolly Parton has achieved immense global success as a musician and blazed a trail for generations of artists to come. More on rockhall.com... 

Black-and-white promotional photograph of Dolly Parton Exclusively on RCA. Dolly looks over left shoulder, wearing denim shirt and hoop earrings.Dolly Parton, "I Will Always Love You," 45 rpm record picture sleeve. Dolly stands in cowboy attire in front of a pink backdrop.Columbia Records promotional photograph: Dolly Parton stands with acoustic guitar in woodland setting. 

Images from Cleveland Scene Photographs and Leonard Clark Collection of Picture Sleeves.

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Influence & Legacy

Dolly Parton was influenced by...

  • Brenda Lee
  • Rose Maddox
  • Kitty Wells

Dolly Parton inspired...

  • Miley Cyrus
  • Taylor Swift
  • Jack White
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