Together You and I

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"Together You and I"
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Single by Dolly Parton
from the album Better Day
ReleasedMay 23, 2011
FormatDigital download
LabelDolly Records
Songwriter(s)Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton singles chronology
"Change It"
"Together You and I"
"The Sacrifice"

"Together You and I" is a single by American entertainer Dolly Parton from her 41st studio album Better Day (2011). The song was released on May 23, 2011 as a Digital download in the United States as the lead single. It peaked at number 67 on the UK Singles Chart. Parton originally wrote the song in the early 1970s and recorded it with Porter Wagoner on their 1974 collaborative album, Porter 'n' Dolly.

Music video[edit]

A video for the single was filmed, and was originally scheduled to debut on May 28.[1] However, for unknown reasons, the video was delayed and later debuted on July 4 on country music video station, CMT.[2] The video was directed by Trey Fanjoy.[3]

Live performances[edit]

Dolly Parton performed her song on September 10, 2011 on the Launch Night for the ninth series of Strictly Come Dancing. She also performed the song on American television talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show on May 27, 2011 and on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

The song reached No. 67 in the UK Singles Chart, becoming her highest chart entry since "9 to 5" in 1981.

Chart (2011) Peak
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[5] 67

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
United States 23 May 2011[6] Dolly Records Digital download


  1. ^ Dolly Parton's Official website: The Making of "Together You And I" Behind the Scenes Photos![permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Dolly Parton's Official Site: Dolly's "Together You & I" Video World Premiere on CMT![permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Nunn, Jerry (July 5, 2011). "Q&A: Dolly Parton". Out & About. Retrieved July 5, 2011.
  4. ^ "Dolly Parton Performs 'Together You & I'". YouTube.
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  6. ^ "Together You and I - Single by Dolly Parton". iTunes.