Coat of Many Colors is the eighth solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton. It was released on October 4, 1971, by RCA Victor. The album was nominated for Album of the Year at the 1972 CMA Awards. It also appeared on Time Magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Albums of All Time and at No. 301 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Parton has cited the title track on numerous occasions as her personal favorite of all the songs she has written. What did you think? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.