The Dolly Issue

Introducing Mrs. Dolly Parton.

For all you rhinestone cowboys and gals: The queens of country music. Jolene’s rebuttal. Bad-ass women aka the “Dollys” of their field. Perspectives from a few Dolly photographers. Spotlight Tennesse. The Rhinestone system. The greatest Christmas album of all time. What do your jeans say about you? The Dollywood coaster rating. And plenty of Dolly herself.

Bright Lights and Faded Jeans

Bright Lights and Faded Jeans

“I fell hard in love with the Nashville of yesterday.”
Look For The Dollys

Look For The Dollys

A few badass women with that special somethin’  By Chelsea DuDeVoire Careccia We all know the ones. They’ve mastered the art of not only…
Queens of Country

Queens of Country

A look at the trailblazing women who broke barriers within the music genre. Written by Emily Bloch With international tours, countless awards, Hall of…
Honor Your Hometown

Honor Your Hometown

An ode to Tennessee’s small and not-so-small towns. Tennessee. The Volunteer State. Home to country music, the Great Smoky Mountains, whiskey, and a river that…
Dolly Parton’s Teeny Martin

Dolly Parton’s Teeny Martin

With Accidentally Wes Anderson In the tiny town of Markneukirchen, Germany, a family of cabinet makers would make an unlikely pivot to manufacture an…
Jolene’s Rebuttal

Jolene’s Rebuttal

Dear Dolly Dolly, Dolly, Dolly, This has all been a big misunderstanding. I ain’t NEVER thought about taking your man. In fact, it don’t…
What Dolly Are You?

What Dolly Are You?

Eat your heart out, Tiger Beat You might rightfully be under the impression that there is only one Dolly out there: the Queen of…
Sad Songs That Hurt Just Right

Sad Songs That Hurt Just Right

Sometimes you need a sad song you can play really loud. Dolly gets you and you’re gonna be okay. Sarah Smarsh suggests a playlist….
How to line dance 101

How to line dance 101

We left it all on the dance floor.
Dolly Parton Tales

Dolly Parton Tales

Stories don’t mean anything when you’ve got no one to tell them to We all know a thing or two about Dolly. Whether that…
Parton My Scream

Parton My Scream

The Dollywood Coaster Guide By Dave Ewing Nestled in the heart of the Smoky Mountains in the hokey town of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, you’ll…
A Woman’s Right to Denim

A Woman’s Right to Denim

The very first pair of jeans made for women Jeans and a top. A woman’s unofficial uniform for when she needs something quick that…
Black Opry

Black Opry

Making country music an industry for everyone. Cover photo by Jose Guererro Music is for everyone. And should be for everyone. With space for…
The Greatest Christmas Album of All Time

The Greatest Christmas Album of All Time

With all due respect to Mariah. By Keith Plocek Is there a better holiday album than Once Upon a Christmas? That’s a rhetorical question,…