On This Date: Dolly Parton Was At Number One With “It’s All Wrong, But It’s All Right” Back In 1978

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It’s really difficult to even comprehend the success Dolly Parton saw in the ’70s.

She exploded onto the scene in the iconic country music decade, wracking up a whopping 10 number one singles, as she quickly became one of the most beloved singers and personalities across any genre of music.

With that being said, one of her iconic ’70s hits included “It’s All Wrong, But It’s All Right,” which was at number one on this date back in 1978.

Released originally on her Here You Come Again album back in 1977, it was originally written by Dolly herself, and the track was her second single released from the record in February of 1978.

Needless to say, the song displayed an incredible sense of relatability among fans, as she sang about a one night stand after struggling with loneliness. Although her heart knows it’s wrong, she knows it’s right for her at the time.

The song went number one on both the US Hot Country Songs and Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts.

It was also featured in the soundtrack of the 1979 drama Norma Rae, starring actress Sally Field as Norma Rae Webster.

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