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  • Jan 16, 1978
    Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris meet at Parton's house to plot out a group album. It takes nine years before the eventual "Trio" project is released
    Jan 16, 1978
    Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn each win twice at the fifth annual American Music Awards, tying them with Stevie Wonder and Fleetwood Mac for top honors. Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers also win trophies on the show, co-hosted by Glen Campbell
    Jan 17, 1978
    Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris announce plans to record an album together. The "Trio" project doesn't actually appear for another eight years
    Jan 22, 1978
    NBC airs "50 Years Of Country Music" with Glen Campbell, Roy Clark, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Chet Atkins, Loretta Lynn, The Carter Family, Crystal Gayle, Merle Haggard, Minnie Pearl, Mel Tillis, Ernest Tubb, Kitty Wells and The Statler Brothers
    Feb 1, 1978
    "Here You Come Again" is certified by the RIAA as Dolly Parton's first gold single
    Mar 7, 1978
    Dolly Parton records the singles "Heartbreaker" and "I Really Got The Feeling" at Sound Labs in Los Angeles
    Apr 3, 1978
    Dolly Parton performs "Two Doors Down" on ABC-TV's "Cher... Special," also featuring Rod Stewart and The Tubes
    Apr 27, 1978
    Dolly Parton wins Entertainer of the Year in absentia during the 13th annual Academy Of Country Music awards at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Sister Stella Parton claims the trophy on her behalf
    Apr 28, 1978
    Dolly Parton collects an RIAA-certified platinum album, for "Here You Come Again"
    May 5, 1978
    Rex Allen Jr. serves as marshal of the firefighters parade during the Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Virginia, which also attracts Dolly Parton and former NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas

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