Dolly Parton Among Honorees At Songwriters Hall Of Fame

New York (AP) -- Dolly Parton will be honored Thursday night in New York by the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

She will receive the Johnny Mercer Award for her career achievements.

Parton's credits include "9 to 5," "I Will Always Love You," and the autobiographical "Coat Of Many Colors." Parton estimates she has written over 3,000 songs and says she writes something every day.

The Sevier County native and Nashville resident already is a member of the hall.

(Copyright 2007 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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  • by Bonnie Location: Albany, New York on Jun 7, 2007 at 09:39 AM
    You go Dolly, You are such a giving person, and a great Country Artist. You deserve everything that comes your way.God Bless You!!! You biggest Fan
  • by jacqueline detomaso Location: Macomb, Mi on Jun 6, 2007 at 07:16 PM
    Dolly has been an inspration to me all of my life. I am from Tennessee, and I often drift away in meomries,of my childhood,while i listen to her music.
  • by Arlie Location: Ooltewah on Jun 6, 2007 at 04:01 PM
    Hurrah for Dolly. She deserves every award she refceives.


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