Dolly Parton Plays “Dumb Blonde” to Pay Tribute to the Man Who Discovered Her

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By Music News Group

Webster Public RelationsDolly Parton kicked off the 2016 Medallion Ceremony at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday night in Nashville by performing her first hit, “Dumb Blonde” — a song that’s close to a half-century old.

The legend from East Tennessee sang the tune to honor the man who signed her to her first recording contract, Monument Records’ Fred Foster.

“You really gave me a shot and you were a gentleman when Porter Wagoner stole me away,” Dolly recalled. “But you started my life, and you started me with my first record, and you saw …read more