Her first job was singing on Cas Walker's Knoxville, Tenn., variety show when she was only 10. She was later partnered with Porter Wagoner, and their musical teamwork made them a huge hit. But when she decided to strike out on her own she struck gold. She has become one of the most identifiable and beloved performers anywhere. This stage outfit was worn by a country original, Dolly Parton. See it at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. (Kathy Mattea is shown above with the dress.)