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Dolly Parton Rekindles Old Times with Porter Wagoner

May 07, 2007 06:06:21 GMT

Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner will reprise what they used to have more than 30 years ago as a duo.


Country star Dolly Parton will be reunited on one stage with her old time buddy Porter Wagoner. They will be celebrating Porter's 50 years career in music industry by conducting a tribute show on May 19 at Nashville, Tennessee's Grand Ole Opry.

Within the show, there will also be the launching of Martin Issues guitar that is specially constructed in honor of Porter. Honky-tonk singer Marty Stuart will also be present as the host of a one-hour fragment exclusively for Great American Country network.

80 years-old Porter Wagoner is a country music singer famous for his flashy Nudie suits and blonde pompadour. He introduced then young Dolly Parton to his long-running television show "The Porter Wagoner Show". Together, "Porter and Dolly" were a well-known duet team in 1960s to 1970s. Dolly wrote the famous song "I Will Always Love You" for him shortly after their split.

© AceShowbiz.com




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