Dolly Parton performs benefit concert...

Dolly Parton performs benefit concert at home

There are 53 comments on the WBIR Knoxville story from May 20, 2007, titled Dolly Parton performs benefit concert at home. In it, WBIR Knoxville reports that:

Sevier County's own Dolly Parton sang her heart out Sunday night at Smokies Stadium.

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San Marcos, TX

#1 May 20, 2007
Dolly is awesome. Wish I could have been there. :)

Troy, MI

#2 May 21, 2007
Dolly done alot great indeed.I live not to far from sevier co but never got to see her yet!
race against time

Knoxville, TN

#3 May 21, 2007
Well there goes another reason why I'm so pea pickin' proud to live in Tennessee! I have so much respect for her as an entertainer and even greatly as a fine country girl. She has always been my hero and will always be one of the most talented in the world. I have several fond memories of her when she was on the Porter Wagoner show. She is Tennessee as its best!

Union Point, GA

#4 May 21, 2007
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#5 May 21, 2007
One thing about Dolly - she has never forgotten where she came from. She has given so much back to Sevier County.
knoxville TN

Brentwood, TN

#6 May 21, 2007
where exactly is this hospital gonna be? I might need it sometime!
knoxville TN

Brentwood, TN

#7 May 21, 2007
ground breaking? where?
Kim T

Oak Ridge, TN

#9 May 21, 2007
I'm so glad she became famous, she deserved it. My sons grandmother was raised in the same area as she was, and she said they were very poor, probably alot worse off than some people actually know. You go Dolly !!
A big fan!

Knoxville, TN

#11 May 21, 2007
I used to be a fan of Dolly's but when her mother died and she chose to go ahead with a pre-scheduled concert 2 days later anyway I lost any admiration for her. I don't see how anyone could get up on stage and sing, dance, and be jolly when their mother had just passed away. I guess her money and fame mean more than family. She will get no more of my money! Thank you.

Since: Feb 07

Kingston Springs, TN

#14 May 21, 2007
It sure doesn't take long, does it?


#15 May 21, 2007
Losing your mother is hard...believe me, I know. But you can't stop the don't know how Dolly mourned...singing could be her way of releasing all of those emotions...(actually, she said it was) Were you there at the concert? NO. She could have done exactly the opposite of "jolly" and done some "moment of silence" or sang some dedication song to remember her mom. You don't know what she did so don't judge.

Mansfield, UK

#16 May 21, 2007
Fed up

Smyrna, TN

#17 May 21, 2007
with Dolly. I'm so sick of her.. I wish she would just go away!


#18 May 21, 2007
OMG. How could someone be so sick of someone who does so much good for the world. It is mindboggling some of the stupidity and ungratefullness shown on this post.

Since: Feb 07

Kingston Springs, TN

#19 May 21, 2007
It sure doesn't take long for the posts to descend into the mud, does it?

Boaz, KY

#20 May 21, 2007
i went to her concert and was in the 8th row and she was so good and beautiful like an angel

Boaz, KY

#21 May 21, 2007
You Go Dolly Your The Best
These Old Bones

Cleveland, GA

#22 May 22, 2007
The concert Sunday was Unbelievable ....If some of these people with the negitve attitudes had cared about their community and showed up they would have seen a home town girl that made a name for herself and is not afraid to use it for something needed..Keep up the good deeds And their ain't no cyrstal ball..

Johnson City, TN

#23 May 22, 2007
Their are so many threads that require positive and negative feedback, this one is not it. What could possibly offend you nay sayers? Dolly is only doing MORE to help the peolpe of East Tennessee.
race against time

Knoxville, TN

#24 May 22, 2007
I think you are a pure butthole. Who could not like someone with a caring heart like she has got? Since you live in Nashville you probably hear her music alot. I hope you do. It might teach you how to love the world you live in and shed that sh**** attitude you've got.
Fed up wrote:
with Dolly. I'm so sick of her.. I wish she would just go away!

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