Dolly Parton

The Pines Downtown in Sevierville

Once upon a time in downtown Sevierville, on a corner not far from the courthouse and the historic district surrounding it, there once was a theater called “The Pines” that served as a hybrid stage entertainment center that showed movies in the daytime and had live performers at night. That time was during the golden era of Country Music for County Music fans between 1944 and 1957. Artists that played there are a few that you may have heard of…

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Dolly Parton’s Tribute to the State of Tennessee

Sevier County’s favorite daughter, Miss Dolly Parton, posted a video as part of this incredible historic anniversary for the state of Tennessee! As reported by “As part of the 225th celebration of statehood, the county music icon lent her voice and her 1973 single “My Tennessee Mountain Home” to a video released Tuesday called “Home.” “I am Tennessee proud,” Parton said. “I’m proud of our wonderful state, proud to be a born and raised Tennessee girl, and I’m proud…

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