Born: March 28, 1955 in McAlester, Oklahoma, USA
Married to: Narvel Blackstock (3 June 1989 – 28 October 2015) (divorced) (1 child)
Charlie Battles (21 June 1976 – 25 June 1987) (divorced)
Dolly paved such a great freeway for women. So did Loretta, Tammy and Barbara Mandrell. I’ve got to keep pavin’ that freeway for the gals in country music. Maybe it gives them some ammunition, incentive, inspiration to continue on.
[on her recording and film Is There Life Out There? (1994)] Women will come up to me and say because of that song they went back to college and got their degree after their kids were grown. Music is very, very strong. It heals. It talks to you like nobody else can talk to you.
[on her early career] It took me six years. Thank God the record label kept me on. It wasn’t a cram it…
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