Song of the Day #4,135: ‘Sugar Hill’ – Dolly Parton

Like yesterday’s track, ‘Sugar Hill’ appears on Dolly Parton’s 2002 album Halos & Horns. Dolly has released 50 studio albums in total, starting in 1967.

This sweet song follows a couple from childhood through getting married and having children of their own. In a nice bit of casting, the older lovers in the Heartstrings episode based on this song will be played by Patricia Wettig and Timothy Busfield, who played a married couple on the 80s show Thirtysomething.

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Song of the Day #4,134: ‘These Old Bones’ – Dolly Parton

Another episide of the upcoming Dolly Parton anthology series, ‘These Old Bones,’ stars Kathleen Turner as an old fortune teller who meets her long-lost daughter (spoiler!).

This song has Dolly switching roles between the old crone and the young girl, giving the former a creaky voice that shows off her acting chops but doesn’t go down so easy in song form. It’ll be interesting to see what Turner does with the role.

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