Country legend Porter Wagoner
is to reteam with Dolly Parton
, the busty blonde he discovered, to celebrate his 50 years in the music business. Parton and Patty Loveless
and others will pay tribute to Wagoner at Nashville, Tennessee's Grand Ole Opry on May 19.
The tribute show will also feature the launch of a signature new Martin Issues guitar, made to honor Wagoner.
Parton was the singer/songwriter's longtime duet partner in the 1960s and 1970s.Marty Stuart
, who produced Wagoner's new album, Wagonmaster
, will host a one-hour segment of the tribute evening for a televised special on the Great American Country network.
-Dolly Parton Pictures