Coat Of Many Colors

Album: Coat Of Many Colors (1971)
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  • The actual coat of many colors Dolly Parton's mother made for her would become an exhibit in the Dollywood Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

    Photo courtesy Dollywood

Comments: 6

  • Jim Taylor from Tooele, UtahI read of Dolly's gift of $1 million to Vanderbilt University for medical research and thought immediately of the little girl from poverty who grew up to give gifts to an outfit whose very name speaks of wealth. I hope the ladies of Vanderbilt learn as much from their school as Dolly did at her mother's knee.
  • Jennifur Sun from RamonaDolly is right about people thinking you are poor if you don't have the 'right clothes ect'. There are those in the world who would trade money for just being loved.
  • Shaistha from Gaborone, BotswanaWe are doing this song for our school concert and to my opinion this is a heart warming song
  • Slater from Yuma, AzI havent heard this song in such a long time. My mom used to play this for me when I was young. I really love it.
  • Jerry from Brooklyn, NyThe late, great Eva Cassidy also recorded this song. A new CD of previous unreleased recordings, called "Somewhere", has just come out, and her rendition of this is absolutely mervelous, as anyone familiar with Cassidy's work might expect.
  • Andy from Halesowen, West Midlands, United KingdomAlways loved this song from the first time I heard it on the radio. You could tell it was a true story somehow, and it made me realise that though we were kids in a working class family, we were much better off than lots of others, even if we did not get everything we wanted.
    Emmylou Harris did a good cover of this, very faithful to the original, on her first album, Pieces fo the sky.
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