So I hear Dolly Parton is a guest on this season's American Idol. (I'm sooo gonna watch tonight.) In my eyes, Dolly can do no wrong. She's got an angelic voice that's a mix of strong and vulnerable, and even with the toned-down production of this original version of "Jolene," you can feel every bit of heartache and longing. Lest you think I'm being too serious, know this: Every time I get lunch from Boudin bakery here in SF (pronounced "bo-deen"), I sing the name to this tune. Yeah, I know. I'm a super dork.
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