Heartbreaker" is a song written by Carole Bayer Sager and David Wolfert, and recorded by American entertainer Dolly Parton. It was released in July 1978 as the first single and title track from the album Heartbreaker. The song topped the . country singles chart, for three consecutive weeks, in mid-1978. Heartbreaker" also peaked at on the Billboard Hot 100 and on the Easy Listening chart. Heartbreaker lyrics at Dolly Parton On-Line. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics.
Heartbreaker is the twenty-first solo studio album by Dolly Parton. It was released on July 17, 1978, by RCA Victor. Released following the huge pop crossover success of Here You Come Again, Heartbreaker was designed as an even more direct aim at the pop charts, with several of its songs verging on disco. The title song, a ballad written by Carole Bayer Sager, topped the . The album cover, a gatefold design depicting Parton in a series of surreal, dream-like images, was designed by graphic artist Ed Caraeff, who'd also designed the cover art for Here You Come Again. The album stayed at on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart for nine consecutive weeks.
Heartbreaker (LP, Album, Gat). 7446599674 2. Dolly Parton. Heartbreaker (CD, Album, RE). Buddha Records, BMG Distribution. Europe. Heartbreaker (LP, Album, Gat).
Band Name Dolly Parton. Album Name Heartbreaker.
In the year since Dolly Parton’s widely publicized crossover from the country genre to the MOR mainstream, the quality of her music has gone dramatically downhill while her fame vaults toward the tinsel regions of instant media celebrity. Actually, the quality hasn’t gone downhill as much as it’s disappeared completely. Even the Heartbreaker tunes she wrote herself emerge from a vacuum. They draw on the same ideas as her country material ( Nickels and Dimes, for instance, is a variation on the standard, poor-girl-makes-it theme), but don’t have a shred of true feeling. The biggest loss, however, is to Parton’s dignity - a dignity that was once the backbone of her whole style, even in her occasionally cloying or gaudy moments. Now she’s turned into a great American joke - a celeb windup doll - and that’s exactly what she seems to want.
Heartbreaker (Dolly Parton song). Heartbreaker" is a song written by Carole Bayer Sager and David Wolfert, and recorded by American entertainer Dolly Parton. country singles chart, for three consecutive weeks, in mid-1978 Chart performance.
Watch the video for Heartbreaker from Dolly Parton's The Essential Dolly Parton for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Parton began performing as a child, singing on local radio and television in East Tennessee. At age 12 she was appearing on Knoxville TV, and at 13, she was recording on a small label and appearing at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946 in Sevierville, Tennessee, .
Dolly Parton found increasing success in the late '70s, and Heartbreaker showcases her increasing confidence beautifully. In 1978 Parton was the winner of the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year award, probably due in part to Heartbreaker's rise to number one on the country charts and its two number one singles ("I Really Got the Feeling" and the title track). Still, it's great to have Heartbreaker back in print, no matter the shortcomings of the packaging.
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Written-By – C. Bayer Sager*, D. Wolfert*
Written-By – D. Parton*
- Executive-Producer – Charles Koppelman
- Producer [Produced By] – Dolly Parton, Gary Klein
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