Artist: Dolly Parton

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Album:Halos & Horns

Halos & Horns

Dolly Parton

Like many musicians profoundly moved by the events of September 11, Dolly Parton reacted to the tragedy by going inward and forging a spiritual journey through songwriting. As usual, the subjects from which she draws the greatest strength are the ones that have buoyed her throughout her career—the Deity, to whom she talks directly in the searching “Hello, God,” and the mythology of the mountains, best exemplified in “These Old Bones,” a fascinating piece of backwoods lore, even as Parton’s impersonation of an ancient fortune teller turns grating. Yet the songs on…

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