Dolly Parton’s 20 best songs

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Dolly Parton’s 20 best songs according to Hallgeir.

This was hard. It was supposed to be a top 10 list, but I just couldn’t cut the list down to just ten songs.

15 songs written by Dolly Parton, 1 by W. Guthrie and 4 traditional songs. The first 15 are orginal Parton compositions.

Dolly Parton and Mick Jagger:
Dolly Parton and Mick Jagger

Take away the glitz and the bling,  what’s left is a tremendous artist. Dolly Parton is one of the best performers out there and she is one of the all time best songwriters. 20 songs from a singer and songwriter that I consider to be world class.

Here are my chosen 20:

1. Jolene:

2. Coat of many colors:

3. I will always love you:

4. Daddy come and get me:

5. Traveling Man:

6. Two Doors Down

7. Lights of a clear blue morning

8. PMS Blues

9. Just because I’m a woman

10. My Blue Tears (audio only):

11. Only Dreamin’
12. Hungry Again
13. The Grass is blue
14. Eagle when she flies
15. The Camel’s Heart
16. Deportee
17. In the pines
18. Barbara Allen
19. Wayfaring Stranger
20. Silver Dagger

Dolly Parton the songwriter:
Dolly Parton songwriter

The whole list in Spotify:

– Hallgeir