Hallmark Channel Airing Dolly Special; Win Dollywood Tickets

Staff | June 21st, 2010

Miley Cyrus, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton & Billy Ray Cyrus

She lives by her motto “go big or go home” and with Dollywood, Dolly Parton has done both. “I always said if I ever got successful at what I wanted to do that I wanted to come back home and do something very special for my people,” says Dolly Parton.

Celebrating the silver anniversary of Dollywood, the Hallmark Channel will be televising “Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of Dollywood” featuring Parton herself, Miley and Billy Ray Cyrus, and Kenny Rogers. The special will premiere on July 3rd at 8pm ET/7C and will also feature tributes from other special guests, including Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, and Kenny Chesney.

Entering the Giveaway

We have a package that includes four tickets to Dollywood and a $50 gas card to give away to one lucky winner. Entering is easy, just let us know who your favorite Dolly duet partner is and which song they sing.

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Eligible comments must be posted by 11:59 pm on Monday, June 28th. The winners will be chosen randomly and announced after the contest has ended.

For more information, visit the Hallmark Channel website.

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  1. [...] Thanks to everyone who participated in our Dollywood contest; you’re all winners in my eyes, but only one person can take home the tickets, so congrats to Kelly. [...]
  1. Rick
    June 21, 2010 at 11:30 am

    My favorite duet partner for Dolly was Porter Wagoner and my favorite song is “Just Someone I Used To Know”. That song has stood the test of time as one of the greatest male & female country duets ever recorded!

  2. Paul W Dennis
    June 21, 2010 at 11:55 am

    Easily Porter Wagoner, in fact, I have always considered Porter & Dolly the best country duet ever, followed distantly by ET & Loretta and others

    It’s hard to pick a favorite, as they did so many great songs, but “Daddy Was An Old Time Preacher Man” or “Run That By Me (One More Time)” are as good as any

  3. Erin Forbes
    June 21, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    I also choose Porter Wagoner, but my favorite duet she did was actually her I will Always Love You with Vince Gill. For some reason, that version always gets me.

  4. donna herrington
    June 21, 2010 at 1:09 pm

    I love a lot of Dolly’s duets, but my favorite would have to be the 12th of Never with Keith Urban…Dolly’s voice is timeless, and has such a sweet quality to it, and her and Keith seem to have so much fun when they have played together at events!

  5. zeppo
    June 21, 2010 at 1:39 pm

    Wow, is Billy Ray’s the only non-enhanced face in the group?

  6. lanibug
    June 21, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    I have to agree I love a lot of her duets with Porter – but my favorite has to be When I Get Where I Am Going w/ Brad Paisley, just because it came out at a time in my life when I needed that song….

  7. Nancy
    June 21, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    I’ve always loved the song “Rockin’ Years” with Ricky Van Shelton. A great love song whether you are young or old.

    Rockin’ chairs, rockin’ babies, rock-a-bye, rock of ages
    Side by side we’ll be together always

  8. Jessica
    June 21, 2010 at 6:35 pm

    My favorite Dolly duet would have to been “Islands in the Stream” with Kenny Rogers!

  9. Liz
    June 21, 2010 at 7:10 pm

    I love everything Dolly sings, but think that Islands in the Stream, with Kenny Rogers, has got to be my favorite.

  10. Doug
    June 21, 2010 at 8:11 pm

    Ricky Van Shelton and Rockin Years is favorite of mine.

  11. Brett
    June 21, 2010 at 9:43 pm

    This will be a great show to watch! what great performers all brought together to celebrate something truly special.

  12. Jessica Katie
    June 21, 2010 at 9:59 pm

    Favorite duet Partner is Kenny Rogers. Favorite song is “Real Love”

  13. MIKE
    June 21, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    My favorite Dolly duet partner is Ricky Van Shelton. They sung the song “Rocking Years” that Dolly’s twin brother and sister wrote. BEAUTIFUL!!

  14. Faye
    June 21, 2010 at 10:21 pm

    My favorite Dolly duet partner has got to be Porter Wagoner, my favorite song is one of their greatest hits PUT IT OFF UNTIL TOMORROW, written by Dolly and her uncle Bill Owens.

  15. Jack
    June 21, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    My favorite duet partner for Dolly is Porter Wagoner and my favorite song they sang is Just someone I used to know. They were the greatest Duo country music has ever had.Got all their LP’s

  16. sarah
    June 22, 2010 at 3:38 am

    My favourite duet partner of Dolly’s is without a doubt Kenny!! They just sort of go together like crackers and cheese, and bacon and eggs!
    I love Islands in the stream, but my favourite song they sang together was ‘We got tonight’ I loved it when Dolly sang….’who needs Shena Easton….hahaha brilliant!

  17. Jeff M
    June 22, 2010 at 7:39 am

    Dolly has had some great duet partners over the years for sure. My favorite is Ricky Van Shelton and Dolly doing ‘Rocking Years’.

  18. Lisa
    June 22, 2010 at 8:02 am

    It pains me to be like the majority, but I have to support my fellow Virginian, Ricky Van Shelton and his modern-day classic with the indelible Ms.Parton, “Rockin’ Years”. It will be my wedding song, although my boyfriend doesn’t know it yet. :) Would love to go to Dollywood again! There’s magic in those mountains!

  19. WHITNEY WHITE
    June 22, 2010 at 8:23 am

    My favorite Dolly duet would be The Best Woman Wins with Lorrie Morgan. And These Old Bones is really not a duet but I love the way Dolly sings in her voice and also the voice of the old lady. When combined it is truly great!!!

  20. Lori
    June 22, 2010 at 9:12 am

    Rockin Years! Ricky Van Shelton and Dolly were awesome!

  21. April King
    June 22, 2010 at 10:58 am

    my favorite duet partner with Dolly is kenny rogers, i like the new song, do you love me

  22. Crystal Salazar
    June 22, 2010 at 11:27 am

    My all time favorite duet is Islands in the Stream with kenny rogers, that song has so much meaningand passion in it!

  23. Alice bors
    June 22, 2010 at 12:37 pm

    I love emi Lou Harris and Linda rondstat in Those Memories.

  24. WHITNEY WHITE
    June 22, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    I love anything Dolly sings with Alison Krauss, especially Just When I Needed You Most. Their voices blend so well. They sound beautiful together.

  25. Lele
    June 22, 2010 at 1:29 pm

    Dolly is great with whomever she is paired! That’s why “Romeo” was so fantastic. As if Dolly’s vocals weren’t enough, she was enhanced by 80s and 90s powerhouses Kathy Mattea, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pam Tillis, and Tanya Tucker…oh and we can’t forget the song’s protagonist…Billy Ray! This is one song that is sure to bring a smile to your face and spring in your step. In the words of Mattea, “Shakespeare would roll over in his grave!”

  26. Laura Davis
    June 22, 2010 at 2:42 pm

    My all-time favorite Dolly duet is with Porter Wagoner: Tomorrow is Forever. Beautiful song written by Dolly and featured on their Porter Wayne and Dolly Rebecca album.

  27. Brett
    June 22, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    Just learned today that Dolly is the god mother of Miley Cyrus. Its cool that they’re celebrating this event and supporting each others careers.

  28. BOBASH
    June 22, 2010 at 5:33 pm

    burning the midnight oil!
    with mr. wagner

  29. Angela
    June 22, 2010 at 8:08 pm

    I love the song “When I Get Where I’m Going”, so I will have to say Brad Paisley.

  30. Jonathan
    June 25, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    My favorite duet partner is James Ingram I adore the song” The Day I Fall In Love” They did a wonderful job together, wish they would record some other stuff.

  31. David
    June 26, 2010 at 9:55 am

    Dolly and Kenny i think is the best duet with the song Islands in the stream.

  32. Brenda
    June 26, 2010 at 10:00 am

    By far it is Dolly with Kenny. The song Island in the Stream what a song.

  33. Jeannie
    June 26, 2010 at 10:50 am

    My favorite duet partner for Dolly is Kenny…. Island in the Stream has to be my favorite song…

  34. Elizabeth
    June 26, 2010 at 3:34 pm

    Island in the stream. Conway

  35. chad
    June 26, 2010 at 4:10 pm

    Dolly has had so many hit duet singles- love em all but dolly and Brad paisley “When i get to where im going” is my favorite- holds alot of meaning – my grandmother loved that song when it came out and two weeks later after it hit #1 she passed away and we played it at her funeral- it will always be a special duet for me…………Thanks Brad and Dolly!

  36. lynette
    June 26, 2010 at 4:14 pm

    I love dolly and george jones duet “the blues man” – thats was a great duet!

  37. kelly
    June 26, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    My favorite has to be When I Get To Where I’m Going with Brad Paisley. I think this song just has a great message for people. It helped me through some very difficult times.

  38. Rebecca Hon
    June 26, 2010 at 8:25 pm

    Wow glad to hear Dolly is airing on hallmark! My husband and kids really
    enjoy Dolly Parton and her music! His favorite Duet is Dolly and Porter
    Wagner with “Anything is better than nothing!” We would really enjoy
    these tickets since we will be vacationing in Tennesse August the
    1st-8th!

  39. Bobby
    June 26, 2010 at 8:36 pm

    My favorite is Rockin Years with Ricky Van Shelton, the story line is great, and the vocals are tremendous

  40. Cheryl
    June 29, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    Dolly Parton and Brenda Lee on This Old House

  41. Bryan
    July 3, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    Definately anything Dolly and Kenny sing together.

  42. Karen
    July 3, 2010 at 8:25 pm

    Dolly & Kenny, Islands In the Stream the best on the Hallmark Special but my all time favorite will always be Coat of Many Colors, Dolly is the absolute best & most sincere performer ever.
    We love Dolly & Dollywood

  43. Emily Muse
    March 23, 2011 at 9:40 am

    I love the song Rockin years with Ricky van Shelton. Its my song to my husband, ITs sooo sweet, and we will probably be together til we are in rocking chairs. Weve been through alot, but we’re still going. I love Dolly! ♥

  44. Kristy Jenkins
    June 15, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    “Romeo” with Billy Ray Cyrus has to be my favorite duet. It shows her fun, sassy side! She is such a cougar! Go Dolly!

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