Romeo (Dolly Parton song)

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"Romeo"
Single by Dolly Parton with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pam Tillis, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kathy Mattea and Tanya Tucker
from the album Slow Dancing with the Moon
Released March 6, 1993
Genre Country
Length 3:34
Label Columbia/TriStar Music
Songwriter(s) Dolly Parton
Producer(s) Steve Buckingham, Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton singles chronology
"Country Road"
(1992)
"Romeo"
(1993)
"More Where That Came From"
(1993)

"Country Road"
(1992)
"Romeo"
(1993)
"More Where That Came From"
(1993)
Mary Chapin Carpenter singles chronology
"Passionate Kisses"
(1993) Passionate Kisses1993
"Romeo"
(1993) Romeo1993
"The Hard Way"
(1993) The Hard Way1993
Pam Tillis singles chronology
"Let That Pony Run"
(1993) Let That Pony Run1993
"Romeo"
(1993) Romeo1993
"Cleopatra, Queen of Denial"
(1993) Cleopatra, Queen of Denial1993
Billy Ray Cyrus singles chronology
"She's Not Cryin' Anymore"
(1993) She's Not Cryin' Anymore1993
"Romeo"
(1993) Romeo1993
"In the Heart of a Woman"
(1993) In the Heart of a Woman1993
Kathy Mattea singles chronology
"Standing Knee Deep in a River (Dying of Thirst)"
(1993) Standing Knee Deep in a River (Dying of Thirst)1993
"Romeo"
(1993) Romeo1993
"Seeds"
(1993) Seeds1993
Tanya Tucker singles chronology
"It's a Little Too Late"
(1993) It's a Little Too Late1993
"Romeo"
(1993) Romeo1993
"Tell Me About It"
(1993) Tell Me About It1993

"Romeo" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Dolly Parton. The song featured fellow country music artists Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pam Tillis, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kathy Mattea and Tanya Tucker. It was released in March 1993 as the first single from the album Slow Dancing with the Moon. The song reached number 27 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The song was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals.

Content[edit]

People described the song as featuring Cyrus "as a growling male sex object who is subjected to leering catcalls by Dolly and sidekicks...This equal-opportunity misbehavior is the most memorable thing about 'Romeo.'"[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 27
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 50

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