8 thoughts on “Jolene

  1. Somebody elsewhere on the internet linked to her original version of the song, from back in the 70s. Or maybe it was here. Anyway, that was the first time I realized that Dolly Parton was great.


    1. There’s a New Zealand cop show called “Brokenwood Mysteries” where the main detective is a much-divorced middle-aged guy who drives an ancient car with a cassette player and inflicts his old time country music on passengers. That’s when I realized–hey, Patsy Cline is really good!


  2. “The small Canadian town of Kensington on Prince Edward Island has found a special way of deterring drunk driving this holiday season — and we can all learn a lesson or two from the process. In a recent Facebook post seen by Consequence of Sound, the town police announced that drivers arrested while intoxicated will be fined, suspended, and forced to listen to Nickelback’s classic 2001 LP Silver Side Up. This is How You Remind them how to not drink and drive.”


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