Top 10: Dolly Parton’s Jolene {Mumford & Marling, Newton-John, White Stripes…]

Via on Feb 24, 2011

I didn’t really know this song. But last week, I finally fell for Mumford & Sons, and came across this catchy gem, and of course it was familiar—everyone knows this song, and the feeling it conveys—of defeat and heartbreak and jealousy and helplessness.

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I watched a few versions, falling for Marling, too:

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Same version, diff angle:

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Love this one:

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Nora Jones:

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Kinda unbearable slash awesome. Nice dance moves, hey:

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Like White Stripes, don’t like:

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Awesome…for about 30 secs:

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Finally, I had to find the original.

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Most popular version:

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3 Responses to “Top 10: Dolly Parton’s Jolene {Mumford & Marling, Newton-John, White Stripes…]”

  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Waylon Lewis, Tippy RammaDamma. Tippy RammaDamma said: RT @elephantjournal: Jolene, she's mean: http://bit.ly/fDnuGO […]

  2. René Cousineau says:

    I love Dolly. It's weird how her entire audience is yellow in the first video…

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