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Dolly Parton turns 72

Posted: 5:11 AM, Jan 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-19 12:11:05Z

Dolly Parton turned 72 Friday.

Born Jan. 19, 1946 in Tennessee, the country music legend has been performing since 1964. She has had 26 songs top Billboard charts and had 25 record releases achieve gold status.

She married Carl Thomas Dean in 1966. She raises money to promote literacy via the Dollywood Foundation.