My Favorite Songwriter: Porter Wagoner

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My Favorite Songwriter: Porter Wagoner
Studio album by Dolly Parton
Released October 29, 1972
Recorded 1972, RCA Studio "B", Nashville
Genre Country music
Length 27:54
Label RCA Records
Producer Bob Ferguson
Dolly Parton chronology
Touch Your Woman
(1972)
My Favorite Songwriter: Porter Wagoner
(1972)
My Tennessee Mountain Home
(1973)
Singles from My Favorite Songwriter: Porter Wagoner
  1. "When I Sing For Him"
    Released: 1972
  2. "Washday Blues"
    Released: August 12, 1972
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [link]

My Favorite Songwriter: Porter Wagoner, released in 1972, is the tenth solo studio album by Dolly Parton, performing the work of her duet partner Porter Wagoner. The album peaked on the U.S. country albums charts at # 33, while its single, "Washday Blues" reached # 20. "When I Sing for Him" is a gospel song that was released as a single but did not chart. "Lonely Comin' Down" also appeared on 1974's Jolene album and was later included (as was "When I Sing for Him") on the 1975 compilation Best of Dolly Parton.

The album's liner notes are written by Dolly Parton herself (who also wrote the liner notes that year to Skeeter Davis' album of Parton originals, "Skeeter Sings Dolly").

This album was released on CD for the first time on August 17, 2010, along with 1970's The Fairest of Them All.

Despite its modest sales figures, it has never been out of print.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Porter Wagoner except as noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Everything Is Beautiful (In Its Own Way)" (2010 bonus track) Dolly Parton 3:10
2. "Lonely Comin' Down"     3:10
3. "Do You Hear The Robins Sing"     2:27
4. "What Ain't to Be, Just Might Happen"     2:22
5. "The Bird That Never Flew"     3:13
6. "Comes and Goes"     3:15
7. "Washday Blues"     2:04
8. "When I Sing for Him"     2:58
9. "He Left Me Love"     2:57
10. "Oh, He's Everywhere"     3:01
11. "Still On Your Mind"     2:41
12. "Just as Good as Gone" (2010 bonus track) Parton 2:27

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