Editors’ Notes Like many larger-than-life music icons, Dolly Parton’s story is more than the journey of a small-town girl from East Tennessee to global superstardom—it’s a mirror that reflects our own ideas about fame, feminism, and the American dream. In a terrific new podcast series from Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad, the veteran audio journalist returns home to Nashville to revisit Parton's life and place in pop culture history as America’s “Great Unifier.” This official playlist will serve as a soundtrack companion to the series, updated weekly with music from each episode.

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ALBUM
The Seeker (New Edit)
3:14
 
Golden Streets of Glory
2:56
 
Book of Life
1:47
 
Better Get to Livin'
3:35
 
Pure and Simple
2:43
 
If We Never Meet Again (feat. The Carter Family) [Live]
2:58
 
Hallelujah
4:39
 
He's Alive
4:38
 
2:55
 
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
2:43
 
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Remastered)
3:31
 
Dixieland Delight
5:25
 
Battle of Waterloo
7:47
 
Alright
3:39
 
When the Saints Go Marching In
2:46
 
Peace Train/Isitimela Sokuthula (feat. Ladysmith Black Mambazo)
4:40
 
White Limozeen
4:18
 
What He Said
4:23
 
Sugar in the Gourd
2:36
 
Fist City
2:13
 
Before He Cheats
3:19
 
Jolene
2:43
 
3:17
 
3:41
 
3:52
 
1:47
 
Jolene (feat. Dolly Parton)
2:44
 
Why'd You Come In Here Lookin' Like That
2:32
 
4:22
 
Will He Be Waiting for Me
3:25
 
Travelin’ Prayer
4:16
 
To Know Him Is to Love Him (Remastered)
3:46
 
3:36
 
Here You Come Again
2:59
 
The Giving and the Taking
2:27
 
This Boy Has Been Hurt
2:20
 
Here I Am
3:20
 
Here I Am (From the Dumplin' Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
4:32
 
Green-Eyed Boy
3:53
 
Solidarity Forever
2:54
 
Two Doors Down
3:08
 
9 to 5
2:46
 
Goodbye Earl
Fly
4:19
 
Deportee (Plane Wreck At Los Gatos)
4:43
 
Hush-A-Bye Hard Times
3:50
 
Detroit City
3:38
 
Poor Folks Town
2:56
 
Dark As a Dungeon
3:28
 
Sing for the Common Man
3:48
 
The House of the Rising Sun
4:03
 
Travelin' Thru
4:54
 
Le Beirut
4:13
 
Nassam Alayna El Hawa
4:03
 
Aal Nadda El Nadda
3:50
 
Cornbread and Butterbeans
3:09
 
Snowden's Jig (Genuine Negro Jig)
3:52
 
Memphis Shakedown
3:09
 
4:29
 
A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey
3:18
 
Quasheba, Quasheba (feat. Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla & Allison Russell)
4:42
 
Little Margaret (with Francesco Turrisi)
3:03
 
2:04
 
4:32
 
In the Pines
3:19
 
My Tennessee Mountain Home
3:09
 
Tennessee Homesick Blues
3:35
 
Smoky Mountain Memories (Live)
4:10
 
Take Me Back to the Country
2:34
 
Green, Green Grass of Home
2:21
 
Those Memories of You (2015 Remastered Version)
4:01
 
In the Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)
2:48
 
Coat of Many Colors (Live Version)
3:19
 
3:22
 
Dumb Blonde
2:30
 
A Satisfied Mind
2:43
 
Be Careful of Stones That You Throw
2:43
 
Better Move It on Home
2:15
 
Two Sides to Every Story
2:20
 
Just the Two of Us
2:40
 
Jeannie's Afraid of the Dark
2:50
 
Please Don't Stop Loving Me
2:47
 
If Teardrops Were Pennies
2:08
 
2:17
 
Fight and Scratch
2:37
 
Run That By Me One More Time
2:18
 
Holding On to Nothin'
2:30
 
The Fighting Kind
2:32
 
The Pain of Loving You
2:07
 
Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8) [Remastered]
3:08
 
Joshua
3:05
 
I Will Always Love You
2:57
 
I Will Always Love You
4:31
 
Light of a Clear Blue Morning
4:56
 
A Gamble Either Way
3:30
 
Down from Dover
3:46
 
Just Because I'm a Woman
3:03
 
The Bridge
2:33
 

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