Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year to all my readers and to Dolly and her Amazing entourage, here are my Top 3 favourites from my Dolly year 2014 1. Meeting Dolly Again : We had a Fun and enjoyable time at the photo … Continue reading

Billboards interview with Dolly

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Photo by Joe Pugliese

I’ve read one of the most great interviews with Dolly yesterday.It was this one from Billboards Q & A
It is has create alot of reactions just because…I really don’t know…What’s wrong to love every humans? After all we are only humans anyway.
Here I’ve picked some of my best of the interview…

How are you different now from the girl who came to Nashville in 1964?

I’m more successful now than I was then, but I still feel like the same girl. I’m just a working girl. I never think of myself as a star because, as somebody once said, “A star is nothing but a big ball of gas” — and I don’t want to be that.

Dollywood attracts lots of church groups, but it has also become a draw for the LGBT community. What does that say about you?

It’s a place for entertainment, a place for all families, period. It’s for all that. But as far as the Christians, if people want to pass judgment, they’re already sinning. The sin of judging is just as bad as any other sin they might say somebody else is committing. I try to love everybody.

What advice do you give women going into business?

You need to really believe in what you’ve got to offer, what your talent is — and if you believe, that gives you strength. In my early days, I would go in, and I was always overmade, with my boobs sticking out, my clothes too tight, and so I really looked like easy prey to a lot of guys — just looked easy, period. But I would go in, and if they were not paying close attention to what I was saying, I always said, “I look like a woman, but I think like a man and you better pay attention or I’ll have your money and I’ll be gone.” (Laughs.)

Now y’all thought I would quote all those reactions from Billboard, but I choose not to. I don’t see the point of doing that and giving’em that attention from me. I prefer to listen to all the great music Dolly have made and learn me more business from Dolly.

Enjoy this interview: at Billboard.com Dolly Interview

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Here’s Dolly with her amazing staff .

Billboard.com had interviewed a few people from her staff, but forget the Woman behind Dolly, Maybe they’ll say something in the printed mag that’s out on November 1…

Danny Nozell, CEO of CTK Management and Dolly Records
He says: “I wish some of the younger entertainers would take some lessons from Dolly because she is the most professional person. Is she tough? Absolutely she is. Behind closed doors, the gloves come off and the nails come out. At the same time, she’s the sweetest, nicest person I’ve ever met. But she’s a very hardcore businesswoman.”
Dolly says: “Danny is a go-getter. He’s always out there working. He reminds me a lot of myself in the fact that he never stops. He’s surrounded himself with a lot of great people — a lot of great people [who] make me look good.”

Read the interview at Billboard.com
Maybe that’s why Dolly inspire me so much, because she’s a hardcore businesswoman, with a heart fullfilled with Love and humor too…IWLY Dolly!

Have a amazing weekend Y’all!

Dolly Parton: The Billboard Photo Shoot | Billboard

Dolly Parton: The Billboard Photo Shoot | Billboard.

I’ve found the best photo shoot with Dolly and her amazing staff at Bilboard.

My Dream is to get My photos with Dolly signed.

Have a great weekend Y’all!

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Backstage at Blue Smoke World Tour part 3

Tomorrow it’s two month since I got a really amazing squezzing hug from Dolly,  miss it alot and everything else from that day.

Dolly’s niece Hannah picked up us at the will call office and was an absolut amazing host during the day, she liked my bracelet alot ( I bought that at Lousiana art museum, but that’s another story with a connection to Dolly, I’ll talk about later )

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Hannah , Steve , Diana Falheim

Steve came in the room and talked mainly about Dolly’s outfits.
Those outfits you see Dolly wear at magazines and red carpets; it’s outfits she only wear once then they’ll be at the Chasing Rainbow museum in Pigeon Forge,  Tennessee .
The stage outfits wear Dolly so many time she wants to, she’s the one who decide witch outfit and hair she’ll have at the time, private time also .

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Steve, Diana Falheim

This outfit is one from Dolly’s early days, Steve hasn’t design this one, but I remember he said that this one is his favourite because the uglyiness make it’s so genious beautiful,  he loves this outfit.
Steve is Dolly’s designer.

Next time I’ll write more about my favourite Dolly outfits and maybe add some hair by Cheryl too.
Hannah’s hair is so beautiful,  by the way you might find Hannah working as stylist in Nashville.

Copyright photos by Diana Falheim, Copenhagen,  Denmark 2014

Backstage at Blue Smoke World Tour part 2

So we have come to part two of the backstage at Blue Smoke World Tour in Copenhagen,  Denmark.
When you look at the stage you’ll se lights very close to the roof of the arena, these lights hit the audience during the show, it’s people who isn’t afraid of heights who handle them with their hands.

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Around the stage and on diffrent spots there are cameras who film the show, it’s not filmed spontanious. The camera people have a svript to follow during every song so Dolly are making several music videos during one show.
At the stage, The musicians and backsingers are using in ears but Dolly do it old school style ( no in ears) .
Behind the stage work the sound, light, monitors, microphonr guys and I’m sure it’s several more.

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Diana Falheim

I think Dolly’s producer Mr Weels use this one on the shows.
Yay! I found Dolly’s Coat of many Colors stool and Appalaichan instruments.

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Coat of , Diana Falheim

Oh by the way, yesterday it was one month since I met this sweet and spontanious lady 🙂

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On part 3 of backstage at Blue Smoke World Tour I’ll talk about these people and something more too 🙂

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Steve and Hannah , Diana Falheim

Enjoy!
Diana Falheim also at twitter: @Dollyfancom

I met sweet Dolly in Copenhagen 8 July

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  I got a very Private and personal meeting with this sweet person Dolly in Copenhagen, Denmark , 8 July, she got a gift from me too and I’ll never forget Those beautiful eyes of happiness.  Loyalty means Everything for … Continue reading