She was the daughter of Gospel Singer Cissy Houston! She was the cousin of 1960s' Pop Diva Dionne Warwick! In her teens she sang backup for Chaka Khan & Jermaine Jackson! She was the goddaughter of Aretha Franklin! Her hit "I Will Always Love You" was originally sung by Dolly Parton !
Carrie Underwood Dolly Parton Faith Hill Shania Twain Trisha Yearwood
"9 to 5 and Odd Jobs" "Dolly Live and Well" "Halos and Horns" "Jolene" "Little Sparrow"
Reba George Strait Randy Travis Dolly Parton Alan Jackson
Ashley Greene Dolly Parton Simon Cowell Joe Jonas Taylor Swift
Nine to Five Steel Magnolias The Best Little Whorehouse is Texas Straight Talk
Beyonce in Dreamgirls Cher in Moonstruck Courtney Love in The People vs. Larry Flynt Meat Loaf in Fight Club Dolly Parton in 9 to 5
Willie Nelson Dolly Parton Merle Haggard Loretta Lynn
Elvis Presley Dolly Parton Michael Jackson