Dolly Parton to major labels: "You're history."
After being dropped by Sugar Hill Records because of her decline in mainstream success, the enterprising Dollywood theme park owner culled her resources to put out an album “tailor-made” for her fan-base. As a result, digital sales made up 16 percent of the album's sales in the first week, high for a country album but not for a straight-to-fans release.
"Now the majors are what they used to think I was," Parton told the Associated Press. "History."
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