Dolly Parton - I Will Always Love You Lyrics




If I should stay
I would only be in your way
So I'll go, but I know
I'll think of you each step of the way
And I will always love you
I will always love you
Bitter-sweet memories
That's all I am taking with me
Good-bye, please don't cry
We both know that I'm not
What you need
I will always love you
I will always love you

I hope life, treats you kind
And I hope that you have all
That you ever dreamed of
And I wish you joy
And happiness
But above all of this
I wish you love
And I will always love you
I will always love you
I will always love you





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  1. Nairobi Olmo

    THIS IS A DOLLY PARTON SONG???

  2. ЛЕГЕНДА Дион

    ДОЛЛИ ПАРТОН ИЗВИНИТЕ НЕТ.. ВЕРСИЯ ИСПОЛНЕНИЯ ВЕЛИКОЙ ЛЕГЕНДАРНОЙ УЙТНИ ХЬЮСТОН САМАЯ СНОГШИБАТЕЛЬНАЯ И САМАЯ ЯРКАЯ.. СИЛЬНЫЙ И ВЕЛИКОЛЕПНО БОЖЕСТВЕННЫЙ ГОЛОС УЙТНИ СДЕЛАЛ ПЕСНЮ НЕЗАБЫВАЕМОЙ НА ВСЕ ВРЕМЕНА....

  3. TrueCrimeRIP

    If I should stay, I would only be in your way
    So I'll go, but I know
    I'll think of you each step of the way
    And I will always love you
    I will always love you
    You, my darling you, hm
    Bittersweet memories
    That is all I'm taking with me
    So, goodbye
    Please, don't cry
    Cause We both know I'm not what you, you need
    And I will always love you
    I will always love you, you
    I hope life treats you kind
    And I hope you have all you've dreamed of
    And I wish to you joy and happiness
    But above all this, I wish you love
    And I will always love you
    I will always love you
    I will always love you
    I will always love you
    I will always love you
    I, I will always love you
    You, darling, I love you
    Ooh, I'll always, I'll always love you

  4. Omar López

    Vivi toda mi vida engañado :v

  5. kel n

    Love you

  6. Renee Fiore

    Whitney's version makes me drink and call my ex, dolly partons gets me to depression and a manimum of 2 hours of crying, understanding that i did good to leave him but im still crying, but i listened to Whitney first so am confused and sad😩 edited coz am still drunk and correct my self, who wants a shot in Rome italy🤣

  7. Chungnunga Sahuai

    The queen of many colours

  8. viajemos juntos

    31/12/2019

  9. littlean24

    I bet that wig weighs at least 6lbs

  10. SXiPPY Dennison

    My eyes swell with tears because her spirit radiates with the authenticity of her words 😭❤️. She's truly a ray of light delivered unto humanity by the heavens.

  11. Purple Strike

    I saw this years ago. 2014 I think.

  12. roseanna brown warrior

    She did a song to the Marie's and my dad was there an she said there a very good looking native American Indian man an pointed at my dad

    roseanna brown warrior

    Thank you he nerve forgot that he loved her until he died thanks we all Loved you

  13. kayleigh mackay

    idk if it's bad that i prefer dolly's version? like hers is the original and the better version.. dolly is an amazing singer, actress and writer. honestly makes me cry every time.

  14. Ultimate MULTYSKILL

    Kampret please dont cry with your ex-girl

  15. Albrecht Weyrother

    Well, I'll simply say it because it is true, and the most intelligent of us know that it is true. When it comes to this song, Dolly Parton is to Whitney Houston what Elvis is to The True King.

    Elvis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MT3P7p-WNSY

    Even Elvis's earlier performances are mere pathetic attempts at coolness, attempts that have so little imagination that they do not deserve an allowance even for antiquity's sake.

    On the other hand, there is true and obvious greatness here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8xCBd_XYa8

    We see here such a display of human potential and depth that it ensures MJ will be relevant for at least another 150 years. There are so many subtle brilliancies here that they cannot all be named. For example, note how after staying in the riff for nearly a minute, MJ sweeps his right hand at :50 to signal the beginning of the song. This is style, real style that will remain excellent to our species forever because it is an elegant use of our natural form. Contrariwise, take a look at this bit of toiletbowlery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MT3P7p-WNSY&t=219s

    Does Elvis even compare here? Please! There is no question that MJ reigns, clearly, above anything that Elvis could have ever hoped to achieve. But there will be scores of old fogies who, despite now having knowledge of genuine greatness through artists like MJ, will nevertheless claim that Elvis was equally special - somehow. Utter nonsense! James Dean and Steve McQueen existed long before I was a thought to my parents, and yet I see their work and know that they were special. They will remain special, as MJ will remain. But Elvis was only special because people did not know any better. Now that they know better, and he has become merely a glitter painting on velvet that is being sold from the back of a rusted El Camino.

    Similarly,

    A bunch of fogies will insist that Dolly's version of this song is somehow as equally special as Houston's when in truth is that it just is not. Everyone knows that it is not. Indeed, Dolly's version is weak - milquetoasty and worthless by comparison.

    Dolly whimpers her love such that it remains bounded within a very limited and passing context. But Whitney, on the other hand, declares her love as if singing to The Universe. She sings it as if taking wings and flying up to The Gods. She took this little tune of Dolly's and single-handedly converted it into an Anthem to Persevering Love. There is just nothing like it. Houston's version has so captured the world's mind that if one were merely to say the words "And I Will Always Love You," one would provoke Houston's voice - and not Dolly's. Here are numerous performers, great and small, covering *Houston's* tune - not Dolly's:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LhoLxOIv3E
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ngb9GieXN8s
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=023CWTfHiWs
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xh6fxaQkm8
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5r0r1M7U13w
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMe3J5i1BLY
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWcpoQirMoU
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pce1SC1x3uU

    Parton may have written it - But Houston did it full justice and made it hers alone.

  16. Patricia Lauriello

    I love Dolly. She is underrated as a song writer.

  17. Aqillah Nuranisa

    And i always listen to this song everyday :)

  18. o o

    원곡이 최고군요 ㅠㅠ

  19. Shey Taylor

    I just love Whitney’s Version Better 🤧😖

  20. wildflower29563

    God she’s incredible

  21. Abdul Salim Maringan

    Whitney sang way better

  22. Abdul Salim Maringan

    Only in 2019 I realized that this not the original song of the late Whitney Houston

  23. Catalina Ramos

    i was here only for conan

  24. StickOut

    Dolly could care less. She’s worth half a billion right now .

  25. FatLazyCat Feral

    She has a beautiful voice, but the instrumental they chose could have been better. the song isn't optimized to it's max.

  26. befi tuihalamaka

    Kacey musgraves is a brunette version of dolly 🤩🤩🤩

  27. Carlo Colvin

    If you didn't know Dolly wrote this song: it's ok. Enjoy :)

  28. Animashaun Segun Nurudeen

    Dolly Parton has always been that special musician to me.

  29. Tae Mason

    I love dolly Parton a true fan....sucj a beautiful voice she sang this song beautifully a beautiful person and soul

  30. Bobby D

    Porter Wagnor you the man

  31. Ronke Onabanjo

    Bravo,never knew "l will always love you" was Dolly Parton's original song until today.

  32. Josue2018

    Check out Linda ronstadt’s rendition. It’s beautiful too.

  33. GasteMicki

    So what version is better, Dolly or Whitney's?

    Teresa Billion

    GasteMicki I like Whitney’s version better. But Dolly did a good job.

  34. Illiden ian jr

    My goodness she was soooooo beautiful

  35. all activity channel saluran semua aktiviti

    It has a rip off so bad that the rip off song

  36. Eliza Ash

    Sing it Dolly

  37. Chen Chris

    never like this song, most of all, never like the way whitney huston performs it, too much drama in her voice.
    Until I find this original version.
    Thanks for uploading

    Thorilz Trends

    Who fucking care?

  38. This Channel

    Dolly has written over 1000 songs! Queen 👏

  39. grabs1521 artagini

    Here is the original and only version. Sorry Whitney. And I pity the millenials that thought this was all Whitney Houston.

  40. BunnyGirlPlayz_09

    OMG I DONT BELIEVE THIS SONG ITS WRITED FROM THIS WOMANN
    I KNEW ITS FROM WITNEY HOUSTOUNN
    IM SHOCKED RIGHT NOW😭😭😭

  41. myndchanger fumblesmcstupid

    Nobody sings like Dolly. Like Patsy, she has a special voice.

  42. Fj Dgh

    Thank you Christmas ... Long time I listened to the song but no idea what this today I found it

  43. clementino francisco

    Love this version which is the original, it was Ms. Whitney who made it global and gave it the fame and appreciation the song deserved by taking it to places that the the wonderful and multi talented Dolly would never took that wonderful song, it not only make Ms Houston richer an most famous, but Ms. Parton was all in realty gave her at lot of cash until this day, God Bless them both!!!

  44. Idk what to Name myself

    She was gorgeous back then, she’s literally plastic now

    pof pof

    That is the unfortunate part of societies influence on public figures as they age. We all expect them to be the person in their prime, but to make all of are hopes be real , Dolly does have to resort to cosmetic surgery. However, when your picture is all over the internet, you want to look the best you can. Presentation is everything, but yes so gorgeous. Its sad they cant just age gracefully without the pressure of society . Today's music is about money, and the engineers who work the magic behind the scene This is the most raw, and blunt emotional feelings towards another, in every form a human could do to say sorry, I have to leave

  45. Shady Kitty

    didnt know this was by her learn something new every day

  46. The Trainmobile

    This song hurts when you hear the story behind it and how it all ended.

    Daisy

    Can u tell me😢

  47. Kraytas

    This sucked. Who is this girl

    Queendreamer

    The original artist. Dolly Parton

  48. Amber Cook

    Best version sorry Whitney rip

  49. KJC Monroe

    would love to see a movie about Dolly Partons life

    Brad Ingram

    Netflix's right now.

  50. crazy girl

    I love how easy she sings this ❤️

  51. Ashley McCullers

    Beautiful 🤗😚🤩😍💞😘💯

  52. Angelus Sarathiel

    I also love that accentuated dobro on "and I" of the chorus

  53. Angelus Sarathiel

    Omg she was gorgeous. I never knew what she looked like before her famous Joan rivers look

  54. Daniel Reynolds

    "...well I did sorta mean it." "0_o oh didja?"

  55. Lizette Zapata

    💛💛💛

  56. 3seren

    She has such a gentle melodic voice. I love this version

  57. andrzej wojtkiewicz

    Beautiful from Poland

  58. Twig River

    Dolly is the queen of Tennessee!

  59. Melodie Frances

    Always preferred this version way more.

  60. Nina Love

    Mind blowing🙆
    She sings it in a way that makes me breakdown. I never knew this was Dolly song🤦 I'm so happy I know now💖

    Divad Ignawm

    Witney houston's version of this song became more famous, it was a cover though. I also learned today that most of Whitney's songs were covers

  61. Glitzs Glam

    This lady was so pretty with an angelic voice

  62. Andrea

    Now she looks like a total cartoon. Such a mess. Plastic is always just that.

  63. Mathew Paul

    ...checkout Linda Ronstadt's version, you'll love it too...

  64. Mic M

    This will always be a Whitney song to me!

  65. Reginald Jones

    Dolly and Whitney...

    👑 BOTH are Queens! 👑

  66. Drew Br.

    This song would have faded off and away out of the media if Whitney Houston didn't bring such Passion nd Soul when she shed Light and Awarness to Dolly's wonderful and emotional song!! 💯✔✨lol I only say that because she sang it totally different on a lower scale than Whitney did. Whitney Was and, infact, still is the Angel 👼 that helped her song prosper...💯✔✨

  67. Melliecent Dignos

    It digs deeply in my heart.
    She's so humble
    Not even a human being to be compared with.
    Humility is the best defense although it's impossible.

  68. jill quinlan

    Why is this recommended 9 yrs late cmon

  69. Burnt Popcorn Productions

    Whitney Houston's version is about like Darius Rutger singing the Old Crow Medicine Show's song... Wagon Wheel. It is the Jewish musical industry rewriting using the black culture as a weapon to overshadow white culture so that the Jews are the Supreme White Race. They have been doing it for thousands of years. The NAACP was all Jews. Fact. See oldies music in the Doo Wap Era as well. Dirty Bugs.

  70. Ahmad Afandi

    Dolly parton : sad version
    Whitney houston : spirit version

  71. Alex Garza

    All I hear is:
    Jolene
    *Jolene*
    JOLENE
    *JOOOOOOLEEEEEEEEEEENE*

  72. Felipe Rodea

    That voice....

  73. ninjadudy

    Whitney Houston have a better version of this song, but here I cry ;-;

  74. María José

    Simplemente Hermosa❤

  75. K A T E

    People didn't know this was dolly's song Whitney stole it

    Human Resources

    She covered it

  76. Arbaaz Khan

    Came here because of
    younger days

  77. Tom Caro

    Beautiful, the song too...

  78. GWR C

    This is the godfather of all boomer songs


    Edit: i actually love this song

  79. nekoyinyang

    When I see Dolly back in the day, i know I'm not all the way straight.

    Spencer

    nekoyinyang a mood

  80. Ryan Silver

    She could be my mother because I was born in 1974.

  81. caitlyn who r u

    She's so pretty

  82. khalil Kennedy

    I knew this was Dolly Parton song since I was a kid my father told me. But I’m sorry Whitney Houston sing it the best no one is touching what Whitney did at all

  83. Mgtow Saved My Life

    Can’t even imagine the orgasm between her tits.

  84. Reneza66

    People say Kacey Musgraves looks like her, I see it...

  85. hannah

    played this for my dog and he deadass started howling when she hit high notes

  86. Martin Saumer

    Dolly Parton is a wonderful singer. But the cover from Whitney Houston - I am sorry - is much more better !!

  87. cege sl45

    I will always love you and you will always have a special place in my heart, l only wish you could not give up on as LMM

  88. Stream Spoart!

    If this song was a person who fall in love:
    Dolly patron style: kind of shy person
    Whitney houston style: f*ck it! I LOVE YOU!
    And JonTron style: I HATE YOU BUT I STILL LOVE YOU!

  89. Carol Kammeyer

    This song was sang at my sisters funeral. She died 23 years ago. It was also sang at my Grandma and Mom's funeral. It still rips my heart out

  90. Catsareawesome 808

    Everyone thinks this is Houston’s song. ITS NOT. Get ya head out ya butt please. And appreciate our good ol Dolly here 🙃

  91. B T

    Fantastic. Powerful when one knows the backstory, especially in the interaction between Dolly and Porter. Parton is such a fantastic composer.

  92. Dri Diaz

    OMG this is so perfect! Broken my heart in a million pieces... So amazing ❤️

  93. Carena Smith

    I’m sorry but Whitney Houston killed this song. Dolly did good though lol

  94. Adieu Nightmare

    I’m so Sad that Dolly doesn’t get acknowledged for her song. It’s 2019 and I just realized.

    Marketplaces Creatives

    @John C That's true. Dolly says that Whitney made her rich !

    Geoffrey Dunn

    Dolly Parton is the most recognizable singer in country music. And still goingbstrongbin 2019. Shes every bit as great as whitney ever was

    Daniel Delatorre

    Because Whitney Houston absolutely obliterated that song.

    Kayla Brown

    She said Whitney can have the credit for the song as long as she got the checks in a Wendy Williams interview LMAO

  95. Lilith Serena

    this woman is basically a saint in an area of Tennessee and Virginia

    Will H

    About a 400-800 mile radius around Dollywood(her theme park if you aren't familiar) the people agree on only 2 things, the mountains sure are purty and Dolly Parton can do no wrong.

    Claire Elizabeth

    and kentucky haha

  96. Christian Boegner

    The hair The boobs.😊

  97. Gershom Eliezer Valdenegro Ramírez

    Me lo dijo el chombo.

  98. pecora01

    Those tits man