Singer, actress, business woman, Dolly Parton is as much a part of Americana as the Statue of Liberty, but how much do we know about her husband?  Not much.  Most Americans wouldn't know him if he were standing next to them.

Dolly Parton and Carl Dean were married May 30, 1966.  They met in 1964 at a laundromat.  Dean is almost never seen in public with his superstar wife.  He avoids the public scene and is somewhat a recluse.  Even after being married 50 years, Parton says many people, including her own fans, wonder if there really is a Carl Dean.

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