My Kind of Country

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Classic Rewind: Porter & Dolly’s reunion

This is from Dolly’s variety show that ran on ABC during the 1987-88 season. This was the first time Porter and Dolly appeared together after ending their long-standing feud:

3 responses to “Classic Rewind: Porter & Dolly’s reunion

  1. Stan Zorin August 7, 2016 at 6:13 am

    Why was there a feud between them ?

    • Razor X August 7, 2016 at 8:45 am

      They parted on bad terms when Dolly wanted to leave his show and go out on her own. He resented her ambitions and sued her for breach of contract. They didn’t speak for at least 10 years.

      • luckyoldsun August 7, 2016 at 5:09 pm

        Not an uncommon thing in the music business.
        But Dolly seems to have always spoken well of Porter–and she invited him to participate in and sing on her “Those Were the Days” album–which featured a slew of music megastars like Norah Jones and Yusuf (“Cat”) Islam and Keith Urban–in 2005, when Dolly certainly did not need Porter.

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