Coat of Many Colors

About

Second single and title track from Dolly Parton's eighth studio album which Parton has claimed to be her favorite song that she wrote. It speaks about how Parton's mom stitched together a coat for her daughter out of rags given to the family.

Trivia

She wrote it on the back of a dry cleaning receipt while traveling with Porter Wagoner on a tour bus. It reached #4 on the U.S. country singles charts.

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Released
October 30, 1971
Artist
Dolly Parton
Album
Coat of Many Colors
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