Heartbreaker

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All Music Guide - Zac Johnson
Dolly Parton found increasing success in the late '70s, and Heartbreaker showcases her increasing confidence beautifully. In 1978 Parton was the winner of the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year award, probably due in part to Heartbreaker's rise to number one on the country charts and its two number one singles "I Really Got the Feeling" and the title track. While the clean country-pop is a step away from her much rootsier previous albums, it is the natural progression toward her 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs pop crossover success in the years to come. Unfortunately with this BMG Special Products release, the liner notes are nonexistent Parton's duet partner, Richard ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Zac Johnson
Dolly Parton found increasing success in the late '70s, and Heartbreaker showcases her increasing confidence beautifully. In 1978 Parton was the winner of the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year award, probably due in part to Heartbreaker's rise to number one on the country charts and its two number one singles "I Really Got the Feeling" and the title track. While the clean country-pop is a step away from her much rootsier previous albums, it is the natural progression toward her 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs pop crossover success in the years to come. Unfortunately with this BMG Special Products release, the liner notes are nonexistent Parton's duet partner, Richard Dennison, on "We're Through Forever 'Til Tomorrow" goes completely uncredited and the disco remixes of "Baby I'm Burning" and "I Wanna Fall in Love" which were two of the year's biggest club hits would've been terrific bonus cuts, but they are nowhere to be found. Still, it's great to have Heartbreaker back in print, no matter the shortcomings of the packaging.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/23/2002
  • Label: Bmg Special Product
  • UPC: 755174698927
  • Catalog Number: 146989
  • Sales rank: 34,709

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dolly Parton Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
David Foster Piano
Anita Ball Background Vocals
Jeff Baxter Synthesizer Guitar
Harry Bluestone Concert Master
Paulinho Da Costa Conga
Richard Dennison Background Vocals
Jim Gilstrap Background Vocals
David Hungate Bass
Augie Johnson Background Vocals
Myrna Matthews Background Vocals
Michael Omartian Piano
David Paich Piano
Dean Parks Guitar
Gregg Perry Piano
Stephanie Spruill Background Vocals
Angela Winbush Background Vocals
David Wolfert Guitar
Mac Rebennack Piano
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach Jr. Trombone
Technical Credits
Dolly Parton Arranger, Producer, Vocal Coach
Bobby Braddock Composer
Nick DeCaro Arranger
Elliott Federman Mastering
Jim Gilstrap Vocal Coach
Jerry Hey Horn Arrangements
Charles Koppelman Executive Producer
Gregg Perry Arranger, Vocal Coach
Curly Putman Composer
Armin Steiner Engineer, Remixing
David Wolfert Arranger
Mike Ragogna Reissue Producer
David Richman Redesign
Robyn Flans Liner Notes
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