Country singer Carly Pearce on getting her big break at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood

The “Every Little Thing” singer was 16 when she got a part in a country show at Parton’s amusement park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and describes what happened when she met the country music icon.
1:45 | 11/12/19

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Transcript for Country singer Carly Pearce on getting her big break at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood
When I was sixteen years old grown up in Kentucky ice on addition to sing in the country showed Hollywood and I had visited Delhi where a lot but the little girl. These sixteen I just wanted to wait to say so I convinced my parents to let me. Audition and I got the job. We need to pitch in Orange and I did six shows a day five days a week at the park while I finished high school in between. It was just amazing scene at the go into the park every day and hear her music through the park and just this sense of her. Presence everywhere that you wind. I got him named Dolly every year she needs all of performers and shows and got to the end of this severe bill Tennessee parade that her hands American wife of the sixteen year old and a seventeen year old chain of Phoenix and hear this and I think it's fair better. And didn't even say my name consensus telling him her by her. People ask me all the time to be one. Model your prayer after Hoosier state assembly and I always say her purse for many reasons I feel like she was an amazing. Vocalist she still as she's an amazing songwriter she read some new songs by yourself sane way she's a musical icon and see. Has things like the Hollywood. She's just the ultimate. So with the theme of pressure and announced that Dolly was guest hosting was like oh my gosh. That's the best thing I never heard yank it again we have the nominees for CMA new artist of the year and now I'm. Nominated for the very first time college players on any year that dalliance wanted to get elected Dolly with angels were really put me this year and they made it. All of my Dolly gains computer and.

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