500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Dolly Parton, 'Coat of Many Colors'

301. Dolly Parton, 'Coat of Many Colors'

RCA Victor, 1971

Parton's starkest, most affecting album. The title track is about wearing rags but staying proud; on "Traveling Man," Parton's mom runs off with her man; on "If I Lose My Mind," her boyfriend has sex with another woman in front of her.

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