Friday, Sep. 04, 2009


On sale Oct. 27
Because Dolly Parton has always looked more or less the same, it's easy to forget that her sound has evolved radically over four decades. This lovingly constructed four-disc box set traces her career from her years as Porter Waggoner's "girl singer" to her time atop the country charts to her recent reinvention as the torch carrier for bluegrass. —Josh Tyrangiel