Country music could make you make you want to dance and sing. Or it could make you want to drive your own head through a wall or hurl yourself off the edge of a cliff. Or it could make you feel any way in between.
In the end, what matters is that country music sweetheart Dolly Parton is a bona fide American treasure whose appeal transcends musical genres because she’s just so gosh-darn wonderful.
In February 2021, she politely asked the Tennessee legislature to table a bill that would have had a statue of her erected and placed on the Capitol grounds: