Dolly At Christmas

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20061225

In a Yuletide special, Paul Sexton travels to Tennessee for lighthearted Christmas conversation and music with the queen of country.
Dolly Parton talks about how she spends the holidays with family and friends in Nashville, and chooses Christmas songs from her own catalogue and festive favourites by other artists.
Reflecting candidly on her life and career, she chats about her impoverished upbringing in the Tennessee mountains with eleven siblings and tells a poignant story about a special Christmas gift in Parton family history.
Dolly plays some of the artists that were highly influential to her own musical upbringing in both country and gospel, and some duets with musical partners in an epic recording career of more than 40 years, such as Porter Wagoner and Kenny Rogers. She also reflects on her impending return to the UK for an arena tour in 2007.