"Jolene" is a song written and performed by American country music artist Dolly Parton.It was released in October 1973 as the first single and title track from her album of the same name, produced by Bob Ferguson. 217 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" in 2004.In 2000, at 17, she sued her father, who was also her manager, alleging that he and her co-manager had misappropriated over £4 million of her earnings.The case was eventually settled under a confidential agreement.
The song became Parton's second solo number-one single on the country charts after being released as a single in late 1973 (prior to the album's release). Another live performance of the song is featured on the 2010 live album Under Great White Northern Lights.Her latest project is the EP One Christmas – Chapter 1, a collection of carols and seasonal songs with a country twist.She’s dressed down in white Bella Dahl shorts and a tank top, yet as soon as she removes her sunglasses the tables around us fill up as if by magic. Everywhere in the courtyard people are pointing i Phones in our direction. ‘It probably took a lot for her to come over and say hello.In 2017, American singer-songwriter Cam released her single Diane in response to Parton's song.The song is sung from Jolene's point of view, where she sings to 'Diane', Parton's character, and states that she did not know that 'her man' was her man.At 14, her debut album Blue made her the youngest artist ever to win a Grammy.She seems well adjusted, having lived in the spotlight since that first hit. I rendezvous with country music superstar Le Ann Rimes at a restaurant in a Los Angeles suburb, and she is scanning the room suspiciously.‘There are cameras everywhere,’ whispers the double Grammy winner.In 2011, Estonian indie rock band Ewert and the Two Dragons released an answer song, also titled "Jolene," in response to the original recording.In this version, Parton's "man" directly addresses Jolene, telling her that nothing will ever happen between them and that his current lover would fight to get him back.