Bubbling Over (album)

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Bubbling Over
Studio album by Dolly Parton
Released September 14, 1973
Recorded RCA Studio B, Nashville
Genre Country
Length 20:40
Label RCA
Producer Bob Ferguson
Dolly Parton chronology
My Tennessee Mountain Home
Bubbling Over
Singles from Bubbling Over
  1. "Traveling Man"
    Released: May 19, 1973
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Robert Christgau B+ link
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Bubbling Over is Dolly Parton's 12th solo studio album, released in late 1973. It was produced by Bob Ferguson (though, as with all of Parton's early albums for RCA Records, Porter Wagoner also had an uncredited hand in the production), and included the country top-twenty single "Traveling Man" (not to be confused with the Ricky Nelson song of the same name), a re-recording of a song which Parton had first included on 1971's Coat of Many Colors album. "Afraid to Live and Afraid of Dying", a rare topical song by Parton, makes mention with the environmentalists of the early 1970s.

Two different versions of the album were released: the normal two-channel stereo version and a Quadradisc with four channels of sound.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dolly Parton except where noted.

  1. "Bubbling Over" - 2:18
  2. "Traveling Man" - 2:12
  3. "Alabama Sundown" (Dave Kirby, Danny Morrison)
  4. "Afraid to Live and Afraid of Dying" (Porter Wagoner)
  5. "Love with Me"
  6. "My Kind of Man"
  7. "Sometimes an Old Memory Gets in My Eye" (Bill Owens)
  8. "Pleasant as May"
  9. "The Beginning"
  10. "Love, You're So Beautiful Tonight" (Porter Wagoner)

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