NBC’s ‘Coat Of Many Colors’ To Detail Dolly Parton’s Early Life0 Comments

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Posted on 13 May 2015 at 1:15am

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NBC has revealed that the first of its made-for-television films about Dolly Parton while be titled “Coat Of Many Colors” and will focus on the country star’s early years. The title is a song the singer wrote in 1971 about a coat Parton’s mother knitted her out of rags when she was a child.

The network announced in January that it would be developing a series of TV movies based on the star’s life and career.

Bob Greenblatt, NBC Entertainment chairman, said Parton would produce the series, but no other details were released such as a premiere date or cast info.

It isn’t the first time Greenblatt and Parton are working together. They teamed up on the Broadway adaptation of “9 to 5: The Musical.”  He was the executive producer, while she wrote the music and lyrics.

Parton launched her singing career at age 13. She was a singer on Porter Wagoner’s weekly TV program in the late ’60s. Twenty-five of her songs reached number one on the Billboard charts. Over the past 40 years, she’s had 41 top 10 country albums and 110 charted singles. She’s sold over 100 million singles, albums, hit collections and digital downloads.

Hit songs include “Jolene,” “I Will Always Love You,” “Here You Come Again,”and “9 to 5.”

Starpulse Entertainment News – Music News

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