Dolly Parton Cried When She Wrote This Song But Wouldn’t Perform It in a Casino

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An interviewer once asked Dolly Parton if a song made her cry. Parton revealed a song by another famous country singer and two of her own songs made her cry. Subsequently, Parton stated that she would not want to perform one of the latter’s songs in a casino. She said that she would be kicked out of the casino if she performed there.

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Dolly Parton names 3 songs that made her cry

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during an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Mandi Birley asked Parton to name a song that always made her cry. Parton gave three names. The first was a song he didn’t write: George Jones’ “Hey Stop Loving Her Today.” Parton revealed, “George Jones has pushed me more, if not more, than any other singer.”

Later, Parton said that her own song, “The Coat of Many Colors”, made her cry after her mother passed away. Because of this, she could not sing for months after her mother’s death. Parton revealed that one of his lesser-known songs made him cry, too.


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Song ‘Miss You-Miss Me’ [on Blue Smoke] I had tears in my eyes when I wrote it—and every time I sing it,” Parton said. “I wrote it because I have a niece who is going through a divorce. She and her husband are not getting along, and the little child is always torn between them. That’s all I felt for the child. “

Why Dolly Parton Won’t Perform ‘Miss You-Miss Me’ at the Casino

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While “Miss You-Miss Me” carries Parton, she hesitates to perform it live. “I don’t think ‘Miss You-Miss Me’ will be a hit on stage, especially not in casinos, where they don’t want to make people sad,” Parton said. “People are drinking’, most of them probably where they shouldn’t be anyway, and I start singing about the kids they’ve left behind, or the woman they’ve left behind – they probably Will kick my a** casino.” Parton laughed.

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how the world reacted to the song

While “Miss You-Miss Me” impressed Parton, it didn’t hit the charts. “Miss You-Miss Me” Didn’t Hit billboard hot 100. any song from its original album, blue smoke, or chartered. On the other end, blue smoke but reached number 6 billboard 200, remained on the chart for six weeks. blue smoke Had an even bigger hit on Billboard top country albums The chart reached number 2 and remained on the chart for 13 weeks.

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official chart company Report “Miss You-Miss Me” and Other Songs blue smoke Also not chartered in the United Kingdom. In-spite of this, blue smoke It reached number 2 in the UK, staying on the chart for 40 weeks. While “Miss You-Miss Me” didn’t become a chart juggernaut, it made its way into the hands of a lot of listeners. It has some relevance, even if Parton doesn’t perform it at the casino.

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