Dolly Parton - My Tennessee Mountain Home Lyrics




Sittin' on the front porch on a summer afternoon
In a straightback chair on two legs, leans against the wall
Watch the kids a' playin' with June bugs on a string
And chase the glowin' fireflies when evenin' shadows fall

[Chorus:]
In my Tennessee mountain home
Life is as peaceful as a baby's sigh
In my Tennessee mountain home
Crickets sing in the fields near by

Honeysuckle vine clings to the fence along the lane
Their fragrance makes the summer wind so sweet
And on a distant hilltop, an eagle spreads its wings
An' a songbird on a fence post sings a melody

[Chorus]

Walkin' home from church on a Sunday with the one ya' love
Just laughin', talkin', making future plans
And when the folks ain't lookin', you might steal a kiss or two
Sittin' in the porch swing, holdin' hands

[Chorus]





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  1. classicalguitarchase

    love this one, her too

  2. france vanyenga

    Oh Father Lord I have no words to this much talented Woman blessed more than this Dolly Porton 😍👄💋💘❤👏

  3. Spencer Brown

    Can’t believe Porter told her to shut up 😲👎. Glad she gathered up her strength and left his show 😊👏❤️

  4. Caleb Hall

    Sittin' on the front porch on a summer afternoon
    In a straightback chair on two legs, leans against the wall
    Watch the kids a' playin' with June bugs on a string
    And chase the glowin' fireflies when evenin' shadows fall

    In my Tennessee mountain home
    Life is as peaceful as a baby's sigh
    In my Tennessee mountain home
    Crickets sing in the fields near by
    Honeysuckle vine clings to the fence along the lane

    Their fragrance makes the summer wind so sweet
    And on a distant hilltop, an eagle spreads it's wings
    An' a songbird on a fence post sings a melody
    In my Tennessee mountain home
    Life is as peaceful as a baby's sigh
    In my Tennessee mountain home
    Crickets sing in the fields near by
    Walkin' home from church on a Sunday with the one ya' love
    Just laughin', talkin', making future plans

    And when the folks ain't lookin', you might steal a kiss or two
    Sittin' in the porch swing, holdin' hands
    In my Tennessee mountain home
    Life is as peaceful as a baby's sigh
    In my Tennessee mountain home
    Crickets sing in the fields near by

  5. Song Bird

    Awesome.. heart singing x

  6. bwdrums1

    Seriously, she had the sweetest, most beautiful smile that there ever could be. Also, when she sings 'in my Tennessee mountain home', so much could go wrong there but she nails that high part every time.

  7. Aaron Rider

    I just fried an egg with some bear grease that I bought off an old country gentleman from Sevier County, Tennessee. He was a real nice guy. Thank you for the song, Dolly. Tennessee is a gorgeous place.

  8. Denny Mui

    Smokeshow!

  9. Stefan Forsberg.

    when i here this song i always picture me sitting on front porch . then my tears start to come becueas i been so cloes to it my self, so i can see my self in here . I loved dollys songs sence i was a young Kid , she followed me thru life , the sencerity of her songs a unbelievable .And when she passes it will be a big lost for this worlrd and country music and gossple, and for ppl that look up to her and her singing Bless you Dolly xxx

  10. loodog555

    Brought here by Dolly Parton's America and not a country music fan, but she has a voice of made of pure honey.

  11. John Law

    My favorite Dolly song

  12. Frosting R

    Love this. How old was she here?

    rom rom

    27 or 28. She was born in 1946 and released this song in 1973, leaving the Porter Wagoner show the year after that.

  13. Dan Sanger

    It's my theory that Dolly Parton is the only person that everyone in America loves whether they're urban or rural, liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican, gay or straight.

    Richard Brorsson

    Change that to "everyone in the world" and you're right :-) She's loved all over the world. I've talked to people from Nigeria who says this song makes them think of their home town where they grew up :-)

    Will Dudley

    i know this comment is two months old, but if you havent listened to the podcast called Dolly Parton's America, you should; the entire 9 episodes are about the universal likability of Dolly, and a lot of it is direct interviewing with dolly.

    Jeffery Smith

    Porter was so damn jealous of Dolly! He knew her talent was light years ahead of his. Unfortunately he could never admit it publicly. Dolly stayed Classy, while Porter was an ass.

  14. Paula Davidson

    Miss Dolly was a beauty

  15. Rachelle Walters

    Dolly said she "never felt like she was pretty!?" Whaaaat?

    Bray

    Rachelle Walters ikr she was a doll 😍

  16. its yo girl mika

    I live in Tennessee and were dolly parton fans and we love to go to the mountains

  17. Manny Badabing

    Dolly makes me wanna cry.

  18. Anita Annunziata

    I wish I had a Tennessee mountain home...

  19. Allan Scodius

    Great talent. I like Dolly 's voice.

  20. Navnit Kumar

    Anybody else starting to hate that Facebook dog? Dolly's great though.

  21. Akinyemi Bliss

    Why do I keep seeing Miley Cyrus in Dolly's face. Same facial expressions though 😎

  22. sweetsara2000

    Queen of Queens

  23. RawStickySweet

    It doesn't matter what is going on, as soon as I see that smile and hear that voice, all is right in the world. Love Dolly!!

  24. sandokan bhaswodin

    Thanks you, miss dolly parton, love you!

  25. sandokan bhaswodin

    In my tennisee my real home, i hope zoon where no mafia neighbours of kronenberg Arnhem the Nederland are to broke in my home!

  26. sandokan bhaswodin

    In my tennisweer my real home i hope zoon!

  27. Crisco Geaux Tigers

    Awesome!

  28. Po1itica11yNcorrect

    Dolly Parton is the epitome of femininity.

  29. neve campbell

    Is it just me or is portor wagnor creepy

  30. Gillie Thelele

    The Best song among the Best!!!

  31. Yvonne Mwende Mwende

    So wonderful

  32. meadow veevee

    dolly u are my hero i love u u have the most beautiful voice when im down i always listen to this song

  33. Backwoods Mama-Wife

    I love my east tn mountain home 😁

  34. C doe

    I hate the announcer so much, but Dolly's brilliant charm and light shine only stronger and brighter in the face of his toxicity!

  35. 3monsters014

    I love how the web allows you to time travel.

  36. PixelThe SpacePrincess

    my childhood memories are full of dolly's songs playing on cassette while my mum set up arts and crafts

  37. shamanen

    really a great song

  38. Leo Van Vliet

    Is there a better song ? I doubt it.

  39. Marelys Garcia

    The most beautiful song

  40. Archer Blake

    Dolly makes all her songs seem so easy to sing (they're not)

    Marian Jean

    Easy for me but then again my family is from the same area Dolly is from in Sevier County TN.

    Joel Bates

    Agreed - The lady has some serious pipes!! (brought here courtesy of the "Dolly Parton's America" podcast.

  41. Oluwaseye Michael Akinware

    Love this woman so much

  42. frank peter

    We used to laugh at and make fun of dolly parton when we were kids especially the breeze detergent commercials... I think maria muldaur's cover of this song was the beginning of of Dolly achieving more credibility.

  43. Quito PoloDown

    Shit makes me want to cry............damn

  44. mr niceguy

    i never realised what a goddess she is..

  45. Harry Oses

    Missing my lovely hometown down southern part of Nigeria

  46. Emma R

    I live in Maryville TN

  47. ariel

    I love this song so much, never been to Tennessee but it's definitely a place I plan to visit mostly because of the way Dolly writes about it and I'd love to see Nashville. DOLLY IS A BADASS

  48. Elster

    Honestly, I love the woman, but who is her man?

    Michael Harris

    Her Husbands Name Is Carl.

    Michael Harris

    Carl Dean

    Emory King

    He is A home building contractor in the Nashville area.

    Puppylov206 Wicklpickle

    Elster carl dean

  49. spencer atkins

    @hunter Pigeon Forge is the prettiest place on earth. went there on vacation stayed 2 weeks in the mountains i miss it everyday lol.

  50. cynthia powell

    Love dolly, she's a wonderful person and singer-songwriter.

  51. Tim Rabbitt

    I have always loved this song it reminds of my loveing mother she passed away 3this July I finding wanting to talk to her I haven't been the same since

  52. Les cooper

    What a beauty. In all ways x

  53. Sherrie Crouch

    when you hear the song you can picture it in mind!

    Hunter Dowdle

    I always like to close my eyes and listen to this song. It takes me back to my home in Pigeon Forge. We lived in the mountains. I was sad to leave it when we moved here to Georgia.

    its yo girl mika

    I'll live there

  54. DonJusi

    What a great voice.

  55. phlangephace

    Dolly is phenomenal.

  56. Taylor B

    I lived in Sevierville tn almost my whole life. I miss Tennessee so bad now that I moved to Virginia. There's no place like it.

    Ackim Chipenzi

    take me too

  57. mona hurt

    and. oh hey,Harvey Martin,if you get this message, your friend from long ago when we met as children, from the Church Of God Prohecy in Shelbyville Tennessee, where my mommas' family from and i grew u art of my childhood.,but i just wanted to thank you for the Piano songs you and the ride in your Pickup truck. its was very sweet.Somethings you cant forget. thanks Mojo from the eastern shore, Holla!
    ,

  58. mona hurt

    i remember.

  59. Jennie Stratton

    Man, why can't I sing like Dolly!

  60. CraftyLady1981

    I grew up in a town 4 hours away from where Dolly is from. Where another country music star was born and raised I am talking about Dottie West. I grew up on this music cause of my parent's especially Dolly. Dolly was always playing.

    Niwagaba Abuhamuza

    Good music of all times

  61. Serena McCoy

    I miss home so much.

  62. Maurice Manfred Nieszery

    Fröhliche Stunden sind,die schönsten Inseln
    im großen Meer der Zeit.
    ,,,,Namaste ,,,,,Merci

  63. liveordie M.T.

    he is wearing more glitter than she is!

  64. liveordie M.T.

    the gitar is almost as big as she is!:)

  65. Kathy Schulmeister

    I love all of her songs

  66. liveordie M.T.

    Reminds me of my old home in Tennessee

    liveordie M.T.

    alice,how did you get on my account!?!?ik its you!

    liveordie M.T.

    no coment,i see!

  67. N2tech

    I can't listen to this song with out getting home sick and tearing up.

    Hunter Dowdle

    +Travis Johnson I just visited there!

    Travis Johnson

    It's a beautiful place huh ?!?

    Hunter Dowdle

    @Travis Johnson Absolutely gorgeous! I live in Pigeon Forge, and may I say, that Bristol is the greatest town I've been to yet!

    Kursten Bush

    N2tech I'm from Sevierville TN, I miss it so much at times

    Maddie Pilz

    Me too 😥

  68. Gemini2002

    This is REAL TALENT

  69. TheJofrica

    Dang, that dude's coat is made of stained glass window

    niqueth

    He's what they call a rhinestone cowboy

    TheJofrica

    @niqueth Well, then, shine on good man!

    w d

    I think those suits were made by a specific designer. Porter Wagoner was quite the showman.

    Po1itica11yNcorrect

    @w d Nudie Suits.

  70. Bill Bright

    Take me on home Dolly, down those country roads to the hills of Tennessee. Thanks Porter and Dolly.

  71. Aigbe henry

    so amazing

  72. Francis Kirago

    I love this song..

  73. Sunday Okoosi

    I also remember the good old days. My daddy, may God bless your soul for us. Dolly, wonderful songs.

  74. Sunday Okoosi

    I also remember the good old days. My daddy, may God bless your soul for us. Dolly, wonderful songs.

    Lyl' Ilechukwu

    Sunday Okoosi ...same here

  75. D'Ascoyne

    Breast Dolly song ever!

  76. SammyKitty92

    I never really like her wigs that much, but her old wigs from the 70s are so amazing I love them!!!!

  77. Eric Anderson

    This is truly country music at its finest point, she sang this with only her guitar on Carson back in 1986, and she haunted the crowd with her amazing talent.

  78. Gemini2002

    Such beautiful range. Now THIS is a singer. Not these dummies on the radio today. Pure talent.

  79. Andy Pobjoy

    The lyrics are pure poetry, to mention nothing of that beautiful soaring melody in the chorus. Nobody comes close to writing music with the innocence and honesty of Dolly Parton.

  80. BERNARD MUTIA

    Wow sweet sweet to remember you.

  81. sbasx1

    Dolly was the only reason I would watch the Porter Waggoner show.

  82. Michael Powell

    queen of country - miss tennessee

  83. guppycup

    True colors ...;-)))

  84. Rob Thompson

    Dolly you look so good in red

  85. JexJalex

    what do they say in the beginning?

  86. eddddedddd

    I like the prop guitar...

  87. Salvador Rojo

    Impresionante artista!

  88. FreedomByFarming

    such a gorgeous voice... a real talent.... I'd probably cry if I saw her live =)

  89. Philip Ginsberg

    When was this show 1976?

    Po1itica11yNcorrect

    Late 60's to very early 70's.