Dolly Parton's Small-Town Roots

She’s traveled the world, but she’s never forgotten her roots. Relive the extraordinary life of Dolly Parton through the places she’s been and the people she's inspired.

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Dyess, Arkansas
Dyess, Arkansas

Dyess, Arkansas

When Cash was young, his family moved to Dyess, AR, where they lived in a 5-room house and farmed on over 20 acres of land. Johnny spent the bulk of the next 15 years working in the fields alongside his parents, brothers and sisters. Located at 4791 CR 924, Dyess, AR 72330. 960 1280

  

Landsberg, Germany

Landsberg, Germany

In 1950, after graduating high school and working briefly sweeping floors at an auto plant, Johnny joined the Air Force. For the bulk of his 4 years of service, he was stationed in Landsberg, Germany. 960 1280

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Grand Ole Opry House

Grand Ole Opry House

Johnny met his future wife, June Carter, in the 1950s, backstage at the Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium while both were part of the Opry cast. After divorcing their respective spouses, Johnny proposed to June during a live performance in London, Ontario, 13 years after first meeting. 960 1280

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Nashville

Nashville

Country singer/songwriter Johnny Cash reclines on a couch while playing acoustic guitar in Nashville, TN, circa 1960. 960 1280

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Hendersonville, TN

Hendersonville, TN

Johnny poses for a picture in front of the lake house he purchased with his second wife, June Carter, in Hendersonville, TN. 960 1280

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Ryman Auditorium

Ryman Auditorium

From June 1969 to March 1971, Johnny filmed 58 episodes of The Johnny Cash Show, a TV variety series featuring contemporary music that was taped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. 960 1280

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Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay, Jamaica

A look at the Cinnamon Hill Great House in Montego Bay, Jamaica, that was purchased by Johnny Cash and June Carter in the 1970s. It was at this very house that Johnny and his guests were robbed and threatened before giving up $50,000 cash and jewelry among other valuables. 960 1280

  

Kansas State Prison

Kansas State Prison

Johnny and his wife, June Carter Cash, are seen leaving the front gate of Kansas State Prison in 1968. Although Johnny had his troubles, he was not here because of himself but to perform for the inmates, something he frequently enjoyed. 960 1280

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Country Music Hall of Fame

Country Music Hall of Fame

In 1980, Cash was accepted as the youngest member of the Country Music Association Hall of Fame. Courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. 960 1280

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Johnny's Star

Johnny's Star

Johnny Cash's star located at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard in California. Cash, a winner of 17 Grammy awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, was known as a pioneer of rockabilly and rock 'n' roll. 960 1280

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Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame

Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame

Johnny was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. The JC Unit One, Cash's tour bus from 1980 to 2003, was put on display in the Hall in 2007. 960 1280

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Johnny Cash Museum

Johnny Cash Museum

Located at 119 3rd Ave. South in Nashville, TN, the Johnny Cash Museum is set to open in 2013. The museum’s store, an 850-square-foot retail space, is already open daily and offers autographed vinyl albums, books, T-shirts, photographs and more. 960 1280

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Hendersonville Memory Gardens

Hendersonville Memory Gardens

At the Hendersonville Memory Gardens in Tennessee, Johnny Cash, his wife June and the rest of the members of the singing Carter family were laid to rest. Johnny passed away on Sept. 12, 2003, from complications from diabetes. 960 1280

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One of the most influential and award-winning lyricists of all time, Robert Allen Zimmerman, a.k.a. Bob Dylan, was born on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota. This is the Duluth South Breakwater Outer Lighthouse on Lake Superior. 960 1280

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During the short time that he attended college at the University of Minneapolis, Dylan was introduced to Bound for Glory, the autobiography by Woody Guthrie. Dylan traveled to New York City to befriend Guthrie, who became a huge influence on Dylan's early musical career. 960 1280

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In 1961 just as Dylan was starting his music career, he performed at the world-famous Carnegie Hall in New York City. He was soon discovered by producer John Hammond, who signed him to his first recording contract. 960 1280

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Around the time Dylan's third album, The Times They Are a-Changin, was released, he was very active in the civil rights movement. He performed with Joan Baez on August 28, 1963, during the March on Washington. 960 1280

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In 1965 while performing on Carnaby Street, known as 'the heart of swinging London,' Dylan met his wife Sara Lowndes. 960 1280

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In 1970 after the release of albums Self Portrait and New Morning and the birth of his son Jakob, Dylan moved with his wife, Sara, and his other children to MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village, NY. This is the Washington Square Arch in Greenwich Village. 960 1280

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Bob received an honorary Doctorate of Music from the University of Princeton in 1970. Dylan has also been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He has won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe, as well as being nominated numerous times for a Nobel Prize in Literature. 960 1280

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In 1982 Dylan performed at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California with Joan Baez at the 'Peace Sunday' concert. Dylan had met Baez at the Monterey Folk Festival early in his career. He later performed as a guest at several of her concerts in the 1960s. 960 1280

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The super group known as the Traveling Wilbury's consisted of legendary musicians Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne and George Harrison. The band recorded two albums at Dylan's home studio in Malibu, CA, between 1988 and 1990. Roy Orbison passed away before the second album was recorded. 960 1280

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Bob Dylan performs at the Arkansas Blue Jean Bash, a send-off event for President-Elect Bill Clinton 3 days before his inauguration in 1993. 960 1280

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Although Dylan was living in Woodstock in 1969, he was unable to perform at the legendary event due to the hospitalization of one of his children. However, in 1994, Dylan performed at Woodstock 2 in Saugerties, NY, the hometown of Dylan's band, The Band. 960 1280

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Considered one of his most memorable concerts, Dylan performed on top of a mountain in Ischgl, Austria. Eight thousand fans were carried 7,000-feet via ski lift to see the performance. 960 1280

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At an open-air concert in Bologna, Italy, on September 27, 1997, Bob Dylan performed for Pope John Paul II. 960 1280

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In 1987 Bob Dylan returned to his religious roots by playing his first-ever concert at Park Hayarkon in Tel Aviv, Israel. 'The Never Ending Tour' will continue this summer when Dylan returns to perform in Israel on June 20, 2011. 960 1280

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