[Photos] Artist Evolution: Dolly Parton

Celeb Playboy Covers
Celeb Playboy Covers
381154 09: Country singer Dolly Parton poses on the cover of Playboy magazine (October 1978 issue). (Photo courtesy of Playboy/Delivered by Online USA)
Marty Stuart's 10th Annual Late Night Jam - Show
Marty Stuart's 10th Annual Late Night Jam - Show
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Musician Marty Stuart and singer Dolly Parton perform during Marty Stuart's 10th Annual Late Night Jam at the Ryman Auditorium on June 8, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
Marty Stuart's 10th Annual Late Night Jam - Show
Marty Stuart's 10th Annual Late Night Jam - Show
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Musician Marty Stuart and Singer Dolly Parton performs during Marty Stuart's 10th Annual Late Night Jam at the Ryman Auditorium on June 8, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Show
22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Show
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: Singer Dolly Parton speaks onstage at the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel on April 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
2010 Keith Urban & Friends We're All For The Hall Benefit Concert - Show
2010 Keith Urban & Friends We're All For The Hall Benefit Concert - Show
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 05: Keith Urban and Dolly Parton perform onstage at the 2010 We're All For The Hall benefit concert at the Bridgestone Arena on October 5, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
2010 Keith Urban & Friends We're All For The Hall Benefit Concert - Show
2010 Keith Urban & Friends We're All For The Hall Benefit Concert - Show
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 05: Dolly Parton performs onstage at the 2010 We're All For The Hall benefit concert at the Bridgestone Arena on October 5, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years Show - Show
Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years Show - Show
LEDYARD CENTER, CT - APRIL 10: Recording Artists Lionel Richie, Dolly Parton and Honoree Kenny Rogers Perform at Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years show at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on April 10, 2010 in Ledyard Center, Connecticut. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years Show - Show
Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years Show - Show
LEDYARD CENTER, CT - APRIL 10: Recording Artists Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton and Billy Dean Perform at Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years show at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on April 10, 2010 in Ledyard Center, Connecticut. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years Show - Backstage
Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years Show - Backstage
LEDYARD CENTER, CT - APRIL 10: ***EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE*** Singers/Songwriters Dolly Parton and Honoree Kenny Rogers Backstage at the Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years show at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on April 10, 2010 in Ledyard Center, Connecticut. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Kenny Rogers: The 50th Anniversary Show - Arrivals
Kenny Rogers: The 50th Anniversary Show - Arrivals
LEDLAND CENTER, CT - APRIL 10: Singer/Songwriter Dolly Parton attends the Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years award show at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on April 10, 2010 in Ledyard Center, Connecticut. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Kenny Rogers: The 50th Anniversary Show - Arrivals
Kenny Rogers: The 50th Anniversary Show - Arrivals
LEDLAND CENTER, CT - APRIL 10: TV Personality Wendy Williams and Singer/Songwriter Dolly Parton attend the Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years award show at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on April 10, 2010 in Ledyard Center, Connecticut. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures Grand Opening
Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures Grand Opening
NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 12: Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton cuts the ribbon during Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures grand opening at Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures on March 12, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures Grand Opening
Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures Grand Opening
NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 12: Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton thanks the fans during Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures grand opening at Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures on March 12, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures Grand Opening
Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures Grand Opening
NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 12: Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton attends Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures grand opening at Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures on March 12, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton's "Live From London" DVD Premiere Party - Backstage
Dolly Parton's "Live From London" DVD Premiere Party - Backstage
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 09: ***EXCLUSIVE*** Singer/songwriter The Roys, Lee Roy and his sister Elaine Roy (R) join Dolly Parton backstage at Dolly Parton's "Live From London" DVD premiere party at the Tracking Room on November 9, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton's "Live From London" DVD Premiere Party - Backstage
Dolly Parton's "Live From London" DVD Premiere Party - Backstage
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 09: ***EXCLUSIVE*** (L-R standing) Lee Roy (The Roys) Wynonna Judd; (L-R sitting) Elaine Roy (The Roys) Kellie Pickler, Dolly Parton, George Jones and Carrie Underwood backstage at Parton's "Live From London" DVD premiere party at the Tracking Room on November 9, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Music City Walk Of Fame Inductees get their Star.
Music City Walk Of Fame Inductees get their Star.
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 08: Singer & Songwriter Dolly Parton is inducteed into the Music City Walk of Fame and receives her star, at the Hall of Fame Park on November 8, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Music City Walk Of Fame Inductees get their Star.
Music City Walk Of Fame Inductees get their Star.
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 08: Singer & Songwriter Dolly Parton (with friend Sadie) inducteed into the Music City Walk of Fame and receives her star, at the Hall of Fame Park on November 8, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Music City Walk Of Fame Announces Inductees
Music City Walk Of Fame Announces Inductees
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 08: BMI President/CEO Del Bryant, Singer & Songwriters Charlie Daniels and Dolly Parton during inductions into the Music City Walk of Fame, At Hall of Fame Park on November 8, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
63rd Annual Tony Awards  - Show
63rd Annual Tony Awards - Show
NEW YORK - JUNE 07: Dolly Parton performs a song from "9 to 5: The Musical" onstage during the 63rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
63rd Annual Tony Awards - Arrivals
63rd Annual Tony Awards - Arrivals
NEW YORK - JUNE 07: Singer Dolly Parton attends the 63rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
2009 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Reception
2009 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Reception
NEW YORK - MAY 06: Singer Dolly Parton attends the 2009 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees press reception at The Millennium Broadway Hotel on May 6, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Will Ragozzino/Getty Images)
75th Anniversary Of Great Smoky Mountains National Park Kick Off
75th Anniversary Of Great Smoky Mountains National Park Kick Off
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 10: Singer Dolly Parton speaks at a news conference to kick off the 75th Anniversary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park on February 10, 2009 in National Harbor, Maryland. Parton, a native of Eastern Tennessee, will serve as this year's celebrity ambassador for the park. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
"9 to 5:  The Muscial" Press Conference
"9 to 5: The Muscial" Press Conference
NEW YORK - JULY 15: Singer/actress Dolly Parton attends the "9 to 5: The Musical" press conference at The New 42nd Street Studios July 15, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton Launches Her First UK 'Imagination Library' Scheme
Dolly Parton Launches Her First UK 'Imagination Library' Scheme
ROTHERHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 05: Country and western superstar singer Dolly Parton entertains the audience at the Magna Science And Adventure Park on December 5, 2007 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. Dolly Parton honoured the former steelworks town to be the first European location to participate in her 'Imagination Library' literacy scheme. The charitable programme, which she launched in her hometown of Sevierville, Tennessee in 1996, encourages young children to discover the joys of reading, with every participating pre-school age child being sent a free book every month. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton Launches Her First UK 'Imagination Library' Scheme
Dolly Parton Launches Her First UK 'Imagination Library' Scheme
ROTHERHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 05: Country and western superstar singer Dolly Parton meets young children at the Magna Science And Adventure Park on December 5, 2007 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. Dolly Parton honoured the former steelworks town to be the first European location to participate in her 'Imagination Library' literacy scheme. The charitable programme, which she launched in her hometown of Sevierville, Tennessee in 1996, encourages young children to discover the joys of reading, with every participating pre-school age child being sent a free book every month. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)
The 29th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
The 29th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 3: In this handout provided by The White House, President George W. Bush (C) and Mrs. Laura Bush (3rd-R) stand with the Kennedy Center honorees (L-R) singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson, musical theater composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, country singer Dolly Parton, film director Steven Spielberg, and conductor Zubin Mehta in the Blue Room of the White House during a reception for the annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala December 3, 2006 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Eric Draper/The White House via Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Show
HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 26: Singer Reba McEntire (L) and Dolly Parton perform at the Country Music Television's CMT Giants honoring Reba McEntire at the Kodak Theatre on October 26, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Arrivals
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Arrivals
HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 26: Singer Dolly Parton arrives at the Country Music Television's CMT Giants honoring Reba McEntire at the Kodak Theatre on October 26, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Show
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Show
HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 26: Singer Dolly Parton performs at the Country Music Television's CMT Giants honoring Reba McEntire at the Kodak Theatre on October 26, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Show
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Show
HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 26: Singer Dolly Parton performs at the Country Music Television's CMT Giants honoring Reba McEntire at the Kodak Theatre on October 26, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Arrivals
CMT Giants Honoring Reba McEntire - Arrivals
HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 26: Actress Dakota Fanning (L) and singer Dolly Parton arrive at the Country Music Television's CMT Giants honoring Reba McEntire at the Kodak Theatre on October 26, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Inside
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Inside
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 30: Actors Jane Fonda (L), Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton pose at the "9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion party at the Annix on March 30, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Inside
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Inside
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 30: Actors Jane Fonda (L) and Dolly Parton talk at the "9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion party at the Annix on March 30, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Inside
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Inside
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 30: Actors Dolly Parton (L) and Lily Tomlin appear at the "9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion party at the Annix on March 30, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Arrivals
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Arrivals
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 30: Singer/actress Dolly Parton attends the "9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion party at the Annix on March 30, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Arrivals
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Arrivals
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 30: Singer/actress Dolly Parton attends the "9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion party at the Annix on March 30, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Arrivals
"9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion - Arrivals
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 30: Singer/actress Dolly Parton arrives at the "9 to 5" 25th Anniversary DVD Launch and Cast Reunion party at the Annix on March 30, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Vanity Fair Oscar Party
Vanity Fair Oscar Party
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 05: Singer Dolly Parton arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Mortons on March 5, 2006 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
78th Annual Academy Awards - Show
78th Annual Academy Awards - Show
HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 05: Singer Dolly Parton performs her song "Travelin' Thru" on stage during the 78th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on March 5, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
39th Annual Country Music Association Awards - Show
39th Annual Country Music Association Awards - Show
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 15: Sir Elton John and Dolly Parton perform at the 39th Annual Country Music Association Awards at Madison Square Garden November 15, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
The WBs "Reba" Show -With Guest Dolly Parton
The WBs "Reba" Show -With Guest Dolly Parton
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 15: Actress/singer Reba McEntire (L) and singer Dolly Parton appear on the set of The WB's "Reba" at 20th Century Fox Studios on February 15, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The WBs "Reba" Show -With Guest Dolly Parton
The WBs "Reba" Show -With Guest Dolly Parton
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 15: Actor Christopher Rich and singer Dolly Parton pose on the set of The WB's "Reba" at 20th Century Fox Studios on February 15, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton Guest Appearance on The WB's "Reba"
Dolly Parton Guest Appearance on The WB's "Reba"
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire pose on the set of The WB's "Reba" at 20th Century Fox Studios on February 15, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
American country and western singer Dolly Parton p
American country and western singer Dolly Parton p
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 16: American country and western singer Dolly Parton poses 16 February 2001, during the launch of her new album "Little Arrow" in a London record store. (Photo credit should read HUGO PHILPOT/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
The 38th Annual CMA Awards - Show
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 9: Musician Dolly Parton presents Kenny Chesney with an award on stage at the 38th Annual CMA Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House November 9, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
(Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
The 38th Annual CMA Awards - Press Room
The 38th Annual CMA Awards - Press Room
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 9: Singer Dolly Parton poses backstage at the 38th Annual CMA Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House November 9, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rusty Russell/Getty Images)
Singer Dolly Parton waves to the crowd gathered ac
Singer Dolly Parton waves to the crowd gathered ac
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Singer Dolly Parton waves to the crowd gathered across the street from Radio City Music Hall 01 March 1994. Parton was on hand to attend the 36th annual Grammy Awards. (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton (R) performs with Alison Krauss (L) d
Dolly Parton (R) performs with Alison Krauss (L) d
NASHVILLE, : Dolly Parton (R) performs with Alison Krauss (L) during the 75th Birthday for country music's Grand Ole Opry 14 October 2000 in Nashville, Tennessee. Several country music stars showed up to help celebrate the event. AFP PHOTO/Neil BRAKE (Photo credit should read NEIL BRAKE/AFP/Getty Images)
Country Singer Dolly Parton smiles during a photo-
Country Singer Dolly Parton smiles during a photo-
WASHINGTON, : Country Singer Dolly Parton smiles during a photo-op at the National Press Club where she was the featured speaker promoting her literacy efforts 23 March 200 in Washington, DC. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Tim SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
1987 : DOLLY PARTON AT A PRESS CONFERENCE.(Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
1987 : DOLLY PARTON AND KENNY ROGERS AT A PRESS CONFERENCE.(Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
MTV Networks Upfront
MTV Networks Upfront
NEW YORK - MAY 5: Singer Dolly Parton performs at MTV Networks UpFront at The Theater at Madison Square Garden May 5, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by David S. Holloway/Getty Images)
MTV Networks UpFront At The Paramount MSG
MTV Networks UpFront At The Paramount MSG
NEW YORK - MAY 5: Singer Dolly Parton poses backstage during the MTV Networks UpFront at the MSG - The Paramount Theater May 05, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
DVD Release Party for "H.R. Pufnstuf"
DVD Release Party for "H.R. Pufnstuf"
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: A Dolly Parton puppet is seen at the DVD release party for the Saturday Morning Television Series "H.R. Pufnstuf" on February 12, 2004 at The Museum of Television and Radio, in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton And Norah Jones At CMA Awards
Dolly Parton And Norah Jones At CMA Awards
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 5: Singers Norah Jones and Dolly Parton perform onstage the '37th Annual CMA Awards' at the Grand Ole Opry House November 5, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton Appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Dolly Parton Appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
BURBANK, CA - OCTOBER 9: Singer Dolly Parton appears on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" at the NBC Studios on October 9, 2003 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton presented the AAP Honor by the Association of American Publishers
Dolly Parton presented the AAP Honor by the Association of American Publishers
E366392 01: Country music singer Dolly Parton holds her glasses as she speaks during a luncheon in Washington, DC, March 22, 2000. Parton was presented the AAP Honor by the Association of American Publishers for her work to improve the lives of children through books. (Photo by Alex Wong)
Dolly Parton "Better Day" World Tour Opener
Dolly Parton "Better Day" World Tour Opener
KNOXVILLE, TN - JULY 17: Singer/Songwriter Dolly Parton performs during the "Better Day" world tour opener at the Thompson-Boling Arena on July 17, 2011 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Dolly Parton "Better Day" World Tour Opener
Dolly Parton "Better Day" World Tour Opener
KNOXVILLE, TN - JULY 17: Singer/Songwriter Dolly Parton performs during the "Better Day" world tour opener at the Thompson-Boling Arena on July 17, 2011 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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