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Why Dolly Parton's Iconic 'I Will Always Love You' Endures
On June 8, 1974, Parton's "I Will Always Love You" started its first and only week at No. 1 on the charts.
Country Music Memories: 'I Will Always Love You' Hits No. 1
On June 8, 1974, Parton's "I Will Always Love You," from her 'Jolene' album, soared to the top of the charts.
Dolly Parton + Carl Dean -- Country's Greatest Love Stories
Parton is a superstar through and through, with a radiant personality, flashy style and penchant for always looking camera ready -- and her husband, Carl Thomas Dean, is the exact opposite.
LOOK: Country Stars Who Have Been on the Cover of 'Rolling Stone'
Roots rock group the Band were the first country act to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone, in 1968; most recently, Eric Church earned the cover spot in August of 2018.
Country Music Memories: Dolly Parton Earns Honorary Doctorate
Parton also gave the commencement address at UT Knoxville that year.