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Dolly Parton

My Tennessee Mountain Home

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“My Tennessee Mountain Home” is a song written by Dolly Parton. Using imagery from her rural childhood in Tennessee (holding hands on a porch swing, enjoying nature, walking home from church), the song served as the centerpiece of her 1973 concept album My Tennessee Mountain Home. It was released as a single in early 1973, and reached #15 on the U.S. country singles chart The song has become one of Parton’s most well known compositions, and was later covered by Maria Muldaur on her 1973 eponymous solo album, and by Elisabeth Andreassen on the 2005 album Short Stories. Dolly Parton herself re-recorded the song on her live album in 1994. A cover version named “Ett bättre liv” (A Better Life) was recorded in Swedish by Lasse Stefanz and a children’s choir. The song appears... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ In my Tennessee mountain home

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