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jc4u 105


9 To 5


Dolly Parton




68 Comments | 190 Views

jc4uLEVEL 105

Recording information by jc4uSNAP-STAR

"And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior" Luke 1:47 Blessings (snow on Mt. Graham, AZ)

Feature. . . . .Thanks, Sunny_K, for this fun 'Dolly' song!

"9 to 5" is a song written and originally performed by American country music entertainer Dolly Parton for the 1980 comedy film of the same name. In addition to appearing on the film soundtrack, the song was the centerpiece of Parton's 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs album, released in late 1980. The song was released as a single in November 1980.

The song garnered Parton an Academy Award nomination and four Grammy Award nominations, winning her the awards for "Best Country Song" and "Best Country Vocal Performance, Female". For a time, the song became something of an anthem for office workers in the U.S., and in 2004, Parton's song ranked number 78 on American Film Institute's "100 years, 100 songs".

The song was accompanied by a music video that featured footage of Parton and her band performing, intercut with clips from the film.

The song 9 to 5 was written for the comedy film 9 to 5, starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Parton in her film debut. The song—and film—owe their titles to an organization founded in 1973 with the aim of bringing about better treatment for women in the workplace.

The song is also featured in a musical theater adaptation of the film, featuring a book by the film's original writer, Patricia Resnick, and 20 additional songs written by Dolly Parton. 9 to 5 began previews in Los Angeles on September 9, 2008, and played on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre from April until September 2009 before touring. In 2012, a UK theatre tour of "9 to 5" got underway.

A few months before Parton's song and the film, Scottish singer Sheena Easton released a single called "9 to 5" in the UK. When Easton's song was released in the U.S. the following year it was renamed "Morning Train (Nine to Five)" to avoid confusion. Easton's single reached the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart three months after Parton's song left that spot. Despite similar titles, the two songs are different in lyrical themes. While Parton's song features an empowered (if challenged) working woman, Easton's song features a passive, love-struck woman waiting around at home all day for her lover to return from work.

Although the Parton recording only reached No. 47 in the UK, it remains a popular song on radio and in nightclubs through Britain and was spliced between "Independent Women Part 1" by Destiny's Child and "Eple" by Röyksopp for the Soulwax album As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt. 2.

Thanks for listening!

Blessings/Prayers on your day/evening!

playhurtLEVEL 41

Comment by playhurtGOLD

what's not to love
you had me from hello...
love the voice and the sing
johnny nycity cowboy
y'all bringin
the heat

TerryC4767LEVEL 65

Comment by TerryC4767GOLD

Ok Joyce. WOW. Far out. this was a fun song. . WOW. You are awesome . This one is so fun for you. I feel that .. Excellent singing today. WOW.



Hi Joyce Fab sing and i love the hat , its as red as Dolly's lips Awesomee

AnnieK5659LEVEL 58

Comment by AnnieK5659GOLD

Way to go, such a fun song, and I can tell you are really enjoying yourself.... That is what it is all about , having fun.... and the bonus is we get to hear your pretty voice sing these great songs....You sure aced this one .... So glad I stopped in.... Enjoyed this pleasurable listen
Hugs and GB Annie

TuxBurkeLEVEL 65

Comment by TuxBurkeGOLD

Love the Song... You have done a wonderful sing on this tough DP song...
Oh yeah... Love the Hat!!

kentuckytrueLEVEL 81

Comment by kentuckytrueGOLD

Sorry so late listening! Sounds awesome Joyce! love it! Hit your LIB! Tough song I agree!

debra57LEVEL 108

Comment by debra57SNAP-STAR

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MaryjaneC1560LEVEL 73

Comment by MaryjaneC1560GOLD






Comment by TDCPATRON

Music: a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination & life to everything

SamJonesLEVEL 70

Comment by SamJonesGOLD

Seems each day is worse than the last...

Hi Joyce... well this it totally an up-beat song.... and you've done a great job with it!!!


Comment by mytunz4uGOLD

Trying first recording. Having so much problems & I'm very frustrated!

Electrifyingly gorgeous this is Joyce & I had a mega awesome listen here today hun.Love It #10 from me.

maggiemugginsLEVEL 81

Comment by maggiemugginsGOLD

Hi Joyce
Oh yes.... 9 to 5
A good old Dolly Parton song!!!
Love all her songs. .This is one of her upbeat songs that I love so much
I never worked 9' -5 only on 12 hour shifts ha!
Loving this my friend
Well done

oldnh12LEVEL 75

Comment by oldnh12SNAP-STAR

Hi there Joyce!
You did an awesome sing of this
fast paced song!
Terrific performance Joyce!
Fabulous my dear!
Have a great evening and weekend!

Bill_WolfsongLEVEL 83

Comment by Bill_WolfsongGOLD

Hi Joyce. wow!! You are looking hot tonight
Wonderful sing my friend
Have a great day

If I was closer I might have been after ya

RockingTommy1950LEVEL 109

Comment by RockingTommy1950SNAP-STAR

My name is Tommy I live in South Africa, I am Married to Beverley, my love and inspiration.

Wooo hooo Joyce sing it girl cause you can and I love it, you smashed this Dolly classic out of the park........magnificent singing as always>>>>>Tommy


Comment by Bjay1956

Loving it, one super song and sing Joyce, excellent, john

Angelgirl758LEVEL 111

Comment by Angelgirl758SNAP-STAR

May 2021 Be Blessed.

Hi Joyce
One of my favorite, fun songs and a excellent sing on it.
You go girl!!!

JohnTexasLEVEL 76

Comment by JohnTexasGOLD

Daily Song Silent Night

Hi Joyce
love this fun song

JohnTexasLEVEL 76

Comment by JohnTexasGOLD

Daily Song Silent Night

oh yeah what fun this was, loved my listen, stars, hugs and have a blessed day
John LIB # 17 a wink and a smile blessings on you

diditomicLEVEL 103

Comment by diditomicSNAP-STAR

Birthday celebrations today home alone but dancing in my heart and soul

Awesome sing on this very fast did great on this lively Dolly song taking me back to my childhood years when the movie hit the cinemas