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Dolly Parton Jokes 'I Know I Look Synthetic however I'm Completely Actual Inside' in New Documentary

Dolly Parton Jokes 'I Know I Look Artificial but I'm Totally Real Inside' in New Documentary


Honoring a legend.

A&E is paying tribute to nation legend Dolly Parton together with her personal documentary particular — and PEOPLE has an unique first look.

Set to be a part of a trilogy of specials that honor different nation megastars Willie Nelson and Kenny Rodgers, Biography: Dolly follows the “9 to five” singer’s extraordinary journey through the years.

From her childhood spent in poverty to her early days in Nashville, Tennessee, the documentary may also cowl her a number of hit songs and up to date 50th anniversary celebration at The Grand Ole Opry as nicely.

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“I wished to be seen, I wished to be acknowledged, I wished to be a star,” Parton shares on the introduction of the promo. “I do know I look synthetic, however I would shock you. I’m completely actual inside.”

Numerous buddies and fellow musicians of Parton’s corresponding to Jane Fonda and Linda Perry communicate concerning the nation megastar within the brief clip as scenes of Parton all through the years splash throughout the display screen.

That includes unique interviews with Parton herself, Chris Stapleton, Kylie Minogue, Lily Tomlin and different buddies are set to affix within the two-hour function to replicate on considered one of music’s most beloved stars.

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Following Biography: Dolly, a Willie Nelson function will premiere proper after that pays tribute to Nelson’s seven-decade lengthy profession by way of emotional performances, interviews and behind the scenes live performance footage.

Titled, Willie Nelson: American Outlaw, the documentary will give viewers a entrance row seat at Nashville’s one night time solely Willie Nelson tribute live performance that includes an unimaginable line up of performers together with George Strait, Dave Matthews, Sheryl Crow and lots of others.

Biography: Kenny Rogers — the third installment within the A&E docuseries — will premiere the next day on April 13 at 9 p.m. EST.

That particular will hint Rogers life from the rise and fall of The First Version, the enduring launch of “The Gambler,” and to the peak of his profession as a profitable solo artist, actor and pop-culture icon.

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The documentary function is produced by Man Alive Leisure for A&E Community and is directed and produced by Francis Whately.

Biography: Dolly premieres on Sunday April 12 at eight p.m. EST.