Dolly Parton’s Famous, Weird Album Credit

An unexpected instrument.

RCA Records, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

When I was writing my rankings of every Kacey Musgraves song, I stumbled across this credit from her album, Same Trailer Different Park:

“Waffle House background noise on “Blowin’ Smoke” recorded by Luke Laird”

I got a kick out of this, and it reminded me of a legendary credit that Dolly Parton…



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