Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1966 Dolly Parton married Carl Dean?

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It's true! It was in Ringgold, Georgia.

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Dolly Parton.

  • She was born in a one-room cabin in Tennessee; she was the fourth of 12 children.
  • By age 10, she was performing on local radio and TV shows in Knoxville, TN.
  • She co-wrote her earliest recorded song, "Puppy Love," which was released when she was still in her teens.
  • She came to fame when Porter Wagoner began featuring her on his popular syndicated TV show in 1967.
  • She was ranked by Billboard Magazine as the No. 1 female country artist of all time.