Bighearted country singer and entrepreneur, she had an amazing twenty-six songs reach number one on the Billboard charts.
She grew up with twelve brothers and sisters in a one-room dilapidated cabin.
She has more #1 hits than any other country singer of all time, which is why her nickname is The Queen of Country Music.
She got married to Carl Dean on May 30, 1966.
She composed the hit song, I Will Always Love You, with Whitney Houston.