50 Years Ago Today – Dolly Parton Releases Debut LP ‘Hello, I’m Dolly’ (Listen to “Little Things”)

50 years ago today (2/13/67), Dolly Parton released her debut album Hello, I’m Dolly. It would be years before Parton would become a household name for reasons that include more than just music, but the debut was certainly not a misfire either. The LP contained Parton’s hits “Dumb Blonde” (written by Curly Putman) and “Something Fishy” (written by Parton), both of which reached the top twenty on the U.S. country singles charts, and the album itself reached #11 on the country albums chart. Just after its release, Porter joined Porter Wagoner’s organization (appearing on his road show and his weekly syndicated television series), and signed with his label RCA Victor. Listen to Parton’s version of “Little Things off Hello, I’m Dolly….

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