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Let's pretend we're items found in a Dolly Parton song

I'll be the state of Tennessee

by Anonymousreply 16503/31/2019

I"m a red-headed, man-stealing hussy.

by Anonymousreply 102/28/2019

I'm hard candy.

by Anonymousreply 202/28/2019

I'm a butterfly.

by Anonymousreply 302/28/2019

I am "I," and I will always love you.

by Anonymousreply 402/28/2019

I'm a coat of many colors

by Anonymousreply 502/28/2019

I'm Little Andy

by Anonymousreply 602/28/2019

I'm an island

by Anonymousreply 702/28/2019

I’m her man.

by Anonymousreply 802/28/2019

I'm more kitsch than a dozen roadside trailer parks.

by Anonymousreply 902/28/2019

I'm the fingernails she used to compose "9to5"

by Anonymousreply 1002/28/2019

I'm money. There's never much of me, but there's always plenty of love to make up for it.

by Anonymousreply 1102/28/2019

R11 I'd rather be the money she has made from writing about not having money.

by Anonymousreply 1202/28/2019

I'm the ethereal voices of Emmylou and pre-Parkinson's Linda adding a bit of harmony all wrapped up in gingham and lace.

by Anonymousreply 1302/28/2019

I’m the cup of ambition.

by Anonymousreply 1402/28/2019

I’m Jolene. My voice is like summer rain.

Dolly Parton - Jolene (Audio)

Music video by Dolly Parton performing Jolene (Audio). (C) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment Best of Dolly Parton: Su...

by Anonymousreply 1502/28/2019

I'm a lady mule skinner.

by Anonymousreply 1602/28/2019

I'm a body, looking better than I have a right to.

by Anonymousreply 1702/28/2019

Look , all DLers are a cup of ambition. Stupidest item ever in a song.

by Anonymousreply 1802/28/2019

I'm a bargain store.

by Anonymousreply 1902/28/2019

I'm Bittersweet memories

by Anonymousreply 2002/28/2019

I'm a banjo and a jug of applejack.

by Anonymousreply 2102/28/2019

I'm Dolly's musical quasi flirting and slightly naughty ad libs with Kenny, Vince and nearly every male duet partner...except for Porter. Their bickering during the fade outs was real.

by Anonymousreply 2202/28/2019

[quote]except for Porter. Their bickering during the fade outs was real.

Closet dykes can be nasty.

by Anonymousreply 2302/28/2019

I am a child.

And I have never survived to the end of a Dolly Parton song.

by Anonymousreply 2402/28/2019

This was a BORING thread. Shit!

by Anonymousreply 2502/28/2019

I’ll be the heartache.

by Anonymousreply 2602/28/2019

I'm flars otherwise known as flowers.

by Anonymousreply 2702/28/2019

I’m the yellow dress

by Anonymousreply 2802/28/2019

I'm an old flame holding a candle.

by Anonymousreply 2902/28/2019

I’m the stream in which Dolly and Kenny are islands. I’m also the Kenny Rogers Roasters that made him as big as one.

by Anonymousreply 3002/28/2019

I’m the boss who’s out to get her.

by Anonymousreply 3102/28/2019

I'm the pen of Donna Summer, writing Dolly that great divorce ballad that Dolly wish she'd written herself.

by Anonymousreply 3202/28/2019

I'm "Painted on Jeans"

by Anonymousreply 3302/28/2019

I'm "dinner on the ground".

Who needs plates when you're going to eat raw coon with your bare hands?

by Anonymousreply 3402/28/2019

R34 That is not what dinner on the ground means. The line is "Go to church on Sunday with dinner on the ground." It just means a church wide picnic held after Sunday morning services. Basically, an outdoor church pot-luck.

by Anonymousreply 3502/28/2019

I'm a Frederick's of Hollywood catalog, carelessly left lying around for eight year old Dolly to see and become corrupted for life.

by Anonymousreply 3602/28/2019

I’m the man in the high-heeled boots and the painted-on jeans. I’m decked out like a cowgirl’s dream, but I’m frustratingly indifferent to Dolly. She thinks it’s because I’ve got a mean streak a half a mile wide, but really its because I’m hoping to get plowed by a couple of cowboys in this honky took bathroom before the night is through. And that, Dolly, is why I came in here lookin’ like this.

by Anonymousreply 3702/28/2019

r35, I like my way better, churchfrau.

by Anonymousreply 3802/28/2019

I'm the hands that better keep off of the potential new boyfriend.

by Anonymousreply 3902/28/2019

I'm the trans lady in "Travelin' Through" whom Dolly doesn't judge.

by Anonymousreply 4002/28/2019

I'm the amber sunset glow, and I've died.

by Anonymousreply 4102/28/2019

OP is the lice she goes after with a fine tooth comb.

by Anonymousreply 4202/28/2019

I'm the crazy lady Dolly called "Mountain Angel." I'm so far gone, I run around the Tennessee hills wearing "not a stitch!"

by Anonymousreply 4302/28/2019

I'm a no good so-and-so

by Anonymousreply 4402/28/2019

I'm the code word for Judy Ogle's squirrel covers.

by Anonymousreply 4502/28/2019

I'm mumbo-jumbo-jive.

by Anonymousreply 4602/28/2019

I’m the pair of false eyelashes and a tube of cheap lipstick., a pair of worn out high-heel shoes and a dress—doesn’t fit.

by Anonymousreply 4702/28/2019

I'm lookin' better than a body has a right to

by Anonymousreply 4802/28/2019

I'm a pre-teen couple making out on a porch swing

by Anonymousreply 4902/28/2019

I'm a traveling salesman who was hoping for a mother-daughter three-way, but only got to boink each of 'em separately.

by Anonymousreply 5002/28/2019

I’m the firkd nearby.

by Anonymousreply 5102/28/2019

^field. I’m where the crickets sing

by Anonymousreply 5202/28/2019

I am the pathos that I was able to wring out of I Will Always Love You that Dolly couldn’t even imagine until I came along.

by Anonymousreply 5302/28/2019

I'm a broken heart with some missing parts.

by Anonymousreply 5403/01/2019

I'm words that wouldn't rhyme, were it not for Dolly's Southern accent, e.g. aint and can't (pronounced cayn't), etc.

by Anonymousreply 5503/01/2019

I'm the "Lyingest Lying Liar" T-shirt r54 threw on the floor before she sat down and typed her lies.

by Anonymousreply 5603/01/2019

I'm the cologne that cheating Dolly can't wear when she's with her married boyfriend.

by Anonymousreply 5703/01/2019

I'm the lightning that didn't strike twice, when Dolly and Kenny's second duet conked out on the charts.

by Anonymousreply 5803/01/2019

I'm the beauty beyond compare with flaming locks of auburn hair, wth ivory skin and eyes of emerald green...

I am Jolene!

by Anonymousreply 5903/01/2019

I'm the Secretary of the Harper Valley P.T.A., here to report that Mrs. Johnson is wearin' her dresses way too high. She's also been drinkin' and a runnin' round with men and goin' wild!

by Anonymousreply 6003/01/2019

I'm Dolly's early, proto-feminist sensibilities that resulted in strong, independent women songs like "Just Because I'm a Woman" "Just the Way I Am", and "Don't Let it Trouble Your Mind".

by Anonymousreply 6103/01/2019

I’m Little Tiny Tassletop. Dolly’s first song was about me.

by Anonymousreply 6203/01/2019

I'm the light of the moon glow.

by Anonymousreply 6303/01/2019

I'm hot as a pistol.

by Anonymousreply 6403/01/2019

Did Dolly write "Harper Valley PTA" for Jeannie C. Riley?

Jeannie C. Riley - Harper Valley P.T.A. This is a vintage live performance by Jeannie C. Riley of her hit song, "Harper Valley P.T.A.", written by Tom T. H...

by Anonymousreply 6503/01/2019

R65 it "Harper Valley" was written by the great Tom T. Hall.

by Anonymousreply 6603/01/2019

I'm a wildflower, and I don't care where I grow.

by Anonymousreply 6703/01/2019

I'm the publishing rights that Dolly will never let go of.

by Anonymousreply 6803/01/2019

R65 Yes it was written by Tom T. Hall and covered by many, my favorite being Dolly's.

Sidebar: Tammy Faye Bakker recorded a protest song to the tune of "Harper Valley PTA" in retaliation to the scandal in which she and husband Jim Bakker were involved in the late 1980s.

Ballad of Jim and Tammy

Sutra Records. Parody of sorts of Harper Valley PTA.

by Anonymousreply 6903/01/2019


by Anonymousreply 7003/01/2019

I'm the altered lyrics to Dolly's cover of the Petula Clark classic "Downtown", presumably because producers figured most country fans wouldn't know what a "gentle Bossa Nova" is.

by Anonymousreply 7103/01/2019

I'm Daddy's moonshine still. I was good for nothin' but to break Mama's heart and to tear our home apart and make our lives a livin' hell.

by Anonymousreply 7203/01/2019

I'm the irresistible synths and buoyant Cyndi Lapuer-ish production on "Think About Love", which should have made the song explode as a big pop hit, but it never really crossed over beyond the country charts.

by Anonymousreply 7303/01/2019

I'm Smokey Robinson, wondering why Dolly and I couldn't have pooled our considerable talents and come up with something a bit more substantial than the idiotic duet we recorded together.

by Anonymousreply 7403/01/2019

You may be exciting, R70, but I’m also two doors down where we’re having our OWN party.

by Anonymousreply 7503/01/2019

I'm a pissant country place, and I got nothin' dirty going on.

by Anonymousreply 7603/01/2019

I'm a rhinestone studded suit and cowgirl high heel boots.

by Anonymousreply 7703/01/2019

I'm the sad, lonely, "going nowhere fast" vibe of "Single Bars and Single Women"

by Anonymousreply 7803/01/2019

I'm an Eagle when I fly.

by Anonymousreply 7903/01/2019

I'm the city of Dover holding daddy captive until the stillbirth of his baby

by Anonymousreply 8003/03/2019

I'm islands in the stream.

by Anonymousreply 8103/03/2019

I'm Jolene's double thick mascara.

by Anonymousreply 8203/03/2019

I'm the light on Jeannie's headstone.

by Anonymousreply 8303/03/2019

"Hey Jolene, I'm a big ol' star now! Drop by my mansion one day so I can properly snatch you bald-headed!"

by Anonymousreply 8403/03/2019

I'm a lonesome call of a whippoorwill.

by Anonymousreply 8503/03/2019

I'm the country fan who discovered Collective Soul as result of Dolly's cover of "Shine".

by Anonymousreply 8603/03/2019

I'm just a few old memories.

by Anonymousreply 8703/03/2019

I’m “Mama.”

by Anonymousreply 8803/03/2019

I'm two doors down.

by Anonymousreply 8903/03/2019

I'm the LSD Robert Plant must have taken to have given thumbs up to Dolly's bizarre cover of "Stairway to Heaven"

by Anonymousreply 9003/03/2019

I'm the guy that came again.....and here I go

by Anonymousreply 9103/03/2019

I'm the kidney stones she and Kenny are passing.

by Anonymousreply 9203/03/2019

R89, meet R70 and R75.

by Anonymousreply 9303/04/2019

I'm great balls!

by Anonymousreply 9403/04/2019

R93, I'm two doors down. And two posts later.

dolly parton two doors down

Two doors down, deep in with her future husband.

by Anonymousreply 9503/04/2019

I'm Jolene's eyes of emerald green.

by Anonymousreply 9603/04/2019

R96, meet R59.

Jesus I hate repeats on these types of threads.

by Anonymousreply 9703/04/2019

[quote]Jesus I hate repeats on these types of threads.

R97, I am Jolene's eyes of emerald green.

Jesus, I hate people who whine about repeats on list threads. They are my least favorite DLers of all. Worse than racists and homophobes. Not everyone has your memory, Jolene. Even fewer of us give a fuck whether someone already posted something. Get the fuck over yourself, Controlene. It's going to happen.

Dolly Parton - Jolene (Audio)

Music video by Dolly Parton performing Jolene (Audio). (C) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment Best of Dolly Parton: Su...

by Anonymousreply 9803/04/2019

For r97, an object of true derision and hatred.

Miley Cyrus - The Backyard Sessions - "Jolene"

The "Backyard Sessions" took place earlier this summer when Miley brought her band together to perform some of her favorite songs. The last in the series is ...

by Anonymousreply 9903/04/2019

I’m all Dolly’s songs rolled into one big fat, inspiring package.

by Anonymousreply 10003/04/2019

Just to further piss off R97, I'm Jolene's eyes of emerald green.

by Anonymousreply 10103/04/2019

Here's one for r97.

You're not worth two.

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by Anonymousreply 10203/04/2019

Not in the same thread, at least.

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by Anonymousreply 10303/04/2019

What r97 wishes he looked like.

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by Anonymousreply 10403/04/2019

I am a bad seed that fell by the way.

by Anonymousreply 10503/04/2019

I"m creepy old man who tries to seduce Dolly in the apple orchard.

by Anonymousreply 10603/04/2019

R98 You are my folk hero. Well done.

by Anonymousreply 10703/04/2019

They let you dream just to watch 'em shatter

You're just a step on the boss-man's ladder

But you got dreams he'll never take away

You're in the same boat with a lotta your friends

Waitin' for the day your ship'll come in

An' the tide's gonna turn and it's all gonna *roll* your way!

I am workin' 9 to 5, honey!

by Anonymousreply 10803/04/2019

I'm a woman's life that is likened to a bargain store.

This bargain store is open. COME INSIDE!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 10903/04/2019

I'm a box of Raisinettes and a red velvet theatre seat.

by Anonymousreply 11003/07/2019

I'm the Blue Ridge Mountains Boy.

by Anonymousreply 11103/07/2019

I'm a twenty acre farm with a shacky house and barn.

by Anonymousreply 11203/07/2019

I'm a tear-stained goodbye note.

by Anonymousreply 11303/07/2019

I'm the lonely coming down.

by Anonymousreply 11403/07/2019

I'm the violin Dolly played when her gal pal was complainin' about her life....

by Anonymousreply 11503/07/2019

I'm Joshua!

by Anonymousreply 11603/07/2019

I'm The Star Of The Show, and we sang a love song the day that we met. But if I don't star in your show, well I'm STILL a star and I can still grow.

R58 I love "Real Love"...not many others did at the time.

This thread would have been better had it been Let's Be The Worn Out Boob Jokes Dolly Parton Still Uses In Interview After Interview...In that I would have been Shock & Awe.

by Anonymousreply 11703/07/2019

R117, I'm "I don't know if I'm supportin' them or they're supportin' me."

by Anonymousreply 11803/07/2019

I'll be a new thread for an old spool.

by Anonymousreply 11903/07/2019

I'm laughin' and drinkin' and havin' a party.

by Anonymousreply 12003/07/2019

I'm Dr. Robert F. Thomas

by Anonymousreply 12103/07/2019

I’m the White Limozeen.

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by Anonymousreply 12203/07/2019

I'm a heart shaped locket.

by Anonymousreply 12303/07/2019

I'm some hard candy.

by Anonymousreply 12403/07/2019

I'm the gingerbread. Dolly ain't got none of me, so Sandy and Little Andy DIED.

by Anonymousreply 12503/07/2019

I'm Jolene's emerald eyes, just daring that "See" queen to complain about me.

by Anonymousreply 12603/08/2019

I"m a greasy spoon cafe.

by Anonymousreply 12703/08/2019

I'm the sweet baby Jesus.

by Anonymousreply 12803/11/2019

I'm what baby will be.

by Anonymousreply 12903/11/2019

I'm some guy's little finger with Dolly's heart wrapped around it.

by Anonymousreply 13003/11/2019

I’m an early 90s Whitney Houston being pitched I Will Always Love You over the phone by Kevin Costner as my girlfriend Robin spells out Dolly Parton has big titties with her tongue on my clit. Kevin takes my Oh God Yes, Yes Baby as my agreement to record the song, so I have to record it. It turns out to be the biggest hit of my career and the song I play on repeat with Robin and her tongue leave me a decade later

by Anonymousreply 13103/11/2019

[quote]Take that, Helen Reddy!

I got to join Jane and Lily at the Women’s March, so there!

by Anonymousreply 13203/12/2019

I'm jolene!

by Anonymousreply 13303/12/2019

I'm the red and white polka dotted blouse, knotted at the waist, and rhinestone-encrusted denim bell bottoms from the cover of the HERE YOU COME AGAIN album, which was Dolly's version of a Chanel suit.

by Anonymousreply 13403/12/2019

I’m the 9 to 5 job that we normal folks have to work.

by Anonymousreply 13503/12/2019

We are the mammaries that won’t be forgotten

by Anonymousreply 13603/12/2019

Thanks for the mammaries

by Anonymousreply 13703/12/2019

I am the Elite wigs. Sweet Lord, the wigs!

by Anonymousreply 13803/12/2019

I'm the mule.

by Anonymousreply 13903/12/2019

I'm a fine toothed comb.

by Anonymousreply 14003/12/2019

I'm an eagle when it flies

by Anonymousreply 14103/12/2019

I'm the first verse of the original version of "Two Doors Down" ("lying across my lonely bed in my lonely ol' apartment..") which was deleted from Dolly's rerecordong, leaving listeners to wonder why Dolly was so depressed. Did she just misplase her Zoloft?

by Anonymousreply 14203/12/2019

I’m her Dad’s sperm that created the beautiful, Dolly.

by Anonymousreply 14303/12/2019

I'm Daddy's workin' boots, and Mama's old black kettle.

by Anonymousreply 14403/12/2019

I'm the second door down.

by Anonymousreply 14503/12/2019

I'm the sexist asshole who thinks Dolly's mistakes are worse than his just because she's a woman.

by Anonymousreply 14603/12/2019

I'm Joshua, who's probably living alone in a shack by the railroad tracks for a reason. (I'm thinking alcoholism, schizophrenia, and a whole plethora of other mental health issues.)

by Anonymousreply 14703/14/2019

I'm Dolly, and I'll just break in here to say:


Whenever I catch myself getting too nostalgic, well I just think about how heavy the wigs used to be!

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by Anonymousreply 14803/23/2019

I came in here looking like that

by Anonymousreply 14903/23/2019

I'm the mirror. Where Beauty Lives In Memory.

by Anonymousreply 15003/23/2019

I'm a golden ray of sunlight, a silver drop of dew, a soft, white floating cloud ailing cross the sky of blue, a yellow dandelion, a retty evergreen, and some red and orange flowers, growing wild along the stream.

by Anonymousreply 15103/23/2019

I'm Glenn Campbell laughing with Dolly about how nobody ever figured out I was singing all her old songs.

Jolene at 33 rpm

Thanks to everyone who watched and liked this video. Here is an mp3 of the track for you as a gift. Cheers!

by Anonymousreply 15203/23/2019

I’m your old flame that comes back to Haunt your new relationship.

Dolly Parton - Old Flames

by Anonymousreply 15303/23/2019

I'm the surprisingly honest depiction of female sexuality stated politely and discreetly enough to sneak past the gatekeepers at country radio in 1972 in "Touch Your Woman"

by Anonymousreply 15403/24/2019

And I'm those same "gate keepers", three years later, reading all kinds of supposedly inappropriate implications in the lyrics of "The Bargain Store"

by Anonymousreply 15503/24/2019

I’m the patches on her britches.

by Anonymousreply 15603/24/2019

I'm candy wine (whatever the hell that is) which keeps one equally high as sweet summer loving.

by Anonymousreply 15703/24/2019

I'm promises that will never be.

by Anonymousreply 15803/25/2019

Why r149? Just why. That’s all I want to know.

I’ve seen you. You could stop traffic in a gunny sack!

by Anonymousreply 15903/26/2019

I'm the sweet tea being sipped while a-swingin' on the front porch while the crickets are a-chirping and the katydids are a-singing.

by Anonymousreply 16003/27/2019

I'm the clairvoyant baby the county took, cause my mama wasn't right in mind.

Just because a body's different Well, that don't make 'em mad Well, they've crucified a many For the special gifts they've had

by Anonymousreply 16103/27/2019

I'm the weird blugrassy cover of the Beatles' "Help", that was actually better than you thought it was going to be.

by Anonymousreply 16203/31/2019

I'm the country boy who married last October, after my last sweetheart ran off to New Orleans to work as a call girl.

by Anonymousreply 16303/31/2019

I'm the late John Denver, listening to "Early Morning Breeze" and thinking I could have written that song.

by Anonymousreply 16403/31/2019

I'm not the Dalai Lama.

by Anonymousreply 16503/31/2019
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