Dolly Parton wows UK rock music festival

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Dolly Parton has won over legions of hard rock fans at England's Glastonbury Festival, one of the biggest events on the summer calendar.

FILE- This Friday, March 26, 2010 file photo shows Dolly Parton as she waves to guests at her latest attraction, Adventure Mountain, during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Dollywood Theme Park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Dollywood won the 2010 Applause Award, an honor given out by the international theme park industry. The announcement was made Tuesday in Orlando at an industry trade show, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo 2010. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, FILE)

The country legend's first ever performance at the traditionally muddy festival at Worthy Farm in southwest England. She played many of her hits to a crowd estimated at 150,000 people.

Parton told the crowd at the Sunday show that she had been waiting her entire lifetime for a chance to perform at Glastonbury. She penned and performed a special song about mud to mark the occasion even though the day proved mostly sunny and fair.

The Rolling Stones, Jay-Z, James Brown and other influential bands have performed there over the years.

Organizations: Rolling Stones

Geographic location: UK

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