Dolly Parton Celebrates Extensive Song Catalog in Upcoming Book, “Dolly Parton, Songteller”

A new book, Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics, will explore the country icon’s vast musical catalog.

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.

“A songteller is what I am, and this is my first-ever book of lyrics,” says Dolly. “So, I’ve revisited my memories and opened up my archives to share the stories and treasures behind them in a way I never have before. It’s going to be a beautiful book!”

The new book, which was written with Robert K. Oermann, will be released on October 17 via Chronicle Books.

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.

photo by Curtis Hilbun,

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