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Country Queen Dolly Parton wows 100,000 at Glastonbury with biggest crowd of the festival

Country legend Dolly Parton wowed Glastonbury as she attracted the biggest crowd of the festival to the Pyramid Stage.The 100,000-plus people who were thought to have flocked to see her sang along to hits including Jolene and Blue Smoke.

Dolly Parton with guest Richie Sambora. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

As promised, Parton appeared in white, dressed in a skintight jumpsuit and huge heels, saying previously that the colour went well with the brown mud.As the crowd cheered, she told them: "Thank you so much. It is such an honour and such a thrill to be here at Glastonbury Festival.

performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

I've been waiting a lifetime for this and of course we want all of you to have the best time.

I know you're here to see a whole load of artists at the festival and we're just glad that you came to see me.

– Dolly Parton.

The 68-year-old star has been the most talked about act of the festival, with excitement building ahead of her taking to the Pyramid Stage for what has become known as the Sunday Afternoon Legend's Slot following other artists including Ray Davies, Shirley Bassey and James Brown.

Parton was joined on stage by Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora for Lay Your Hands On Me before her finale, self-penned song I Will Always Love You which she dedicated to the audience.

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