Who is the real Jolene?

Who is the real Jolene?

According to Parton, the song was inspired by a red-headed bank clerk who flirted with her husband Carl Dean at his local bank branch around the time they were newly married. In an interview, she also revealed that Jolene’s name and appearance are based on that of a young fan who came on stage for her autograph.

Does Dolly Parton have a child?

Dolly and Dean helped raise several of Dolly’s younger siblings in Nashville, with her nieces and nephews referring to her as ‘Aunt Granny’, which became the name to one of the singer’s Dollywood restaurants. The couple have no children of their own, but Dolly is the godmother of singer Miley Cyrus.

What does Dolly Parton think of the White Stripes cover of Jolene?

Parton feels similarly about White. In a separate interview with The Guardian, she expressed that she thinks The White Stripes’ cover of Jolene is one of the greatest ever. “Well, I love him to death,” she said.

Why are Dolly Parton’s arms covered?

According to Jezebel, the “Two Doors Down” singer wears long sleeves (and sometimes even gloves) to hide all her secret tattoos. In 2013, Jennifer Saunders of Absolutely Fabulous fame publicly confirmed on Australian TV show Sunday Night that Parton is covered in tattoos.

Was Jolene a cover?


Title Performer Release date
Jolene Springbok 1974
Joleen Jeannie Denver 1975
Jolene Olivia Newton-John March 1976
Jolene The Geoff Love Country Singers November 1976

Is Jack White from White Stripes?

John Anthony White (né Gillis; born July 9, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the duo the White Stripes.

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