According to The Hollywood Reporter, Parton has pocketed $70,000 from sales of  the "I Will Always Love You" single alone. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.”, “We can always choose to perceive things differently. That I want for mine "I really feel like that song belongs to all of us… I thought God was looking out for me, that it was meant to be, because how lucky was I that that got to be such a huge song. Been mistreated Here's the true meaning behind the iconic lyrics. "I really owe a great debt to Kevin Costner and to Whitney Houston and to David Foster," Parton said. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking news? Your playing small does not serve the world. Diane Warren has written others, such as Love Can Move Mountains, Because You Loved Me, and I Want You to Need Me. "When I finished, he said, 'Well, hell! It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. 1 on the charts twice in her career (when she first released the song in 1974, and again when she re-recorded it for her 1982 movie The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas). [Chorus 1] The Everly Brothers scored a number 8 hit single with "When Will I Be Loved" in the summer of 1960 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Capitol Records was reportedly unsure whether to release "When Will I Be Loved" or "You're No Good" as the lead 45 off of Heart Like a Wheel, finally deciding to issue "You're No Good" as the premier single. Those present at the session included: The song had its highest profile when Linda Ronstadt covered it on her album Heart Like A Wheel. "When Whitney did 'I Will Always Love You,' I mean look what a grand song she made out of that simple, heartfelt, you know, song…it was just amazing," Parton said. It just overwhelmed me.". And that sort of took a life of its own as well. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? III, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=When_Will_I_Be_Loved_(song)&oldid=978841670, Billboard Hot Country Songs number-one singles, RPM Adult Contemporary number-one singles, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing additional references from September 2016, All articles needing additional references, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Articles with unsourced statements from January 2020, Articles needing additional references from January 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Versions of "When Will I Be Loved" have also been recorded by, This page was last edited on 17 September 2020, at 07:24. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. You didn’t have to struggle to make your face different than anyone else’s on earth. In 1973, Dolly had hit a roadblock in her relationship with Porter Wagoner, her mentor and on-screen duet partner. When will I be loved? That has reportedly meant big bucks for Parton, who still owns writer and publisher rates from sales to the song. Meaning does not lie in things. The world loves us when we choose to love the world.”, “In the absence of love, we began slowly but surely to fall apart.”, “Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. [Chorus 2] She had agreed to star on his TV program, The Porter Wagoner Show, for five years and had done so with great success — but she was ready to go out on her own and make her own career. Been mistreated Dolly Parton wrote the song "I Will Always Love You" (later made popular again by Whitney Houston) in 1974. Related. ABC News' Victoria Thompson contributed to this report, Watch the full interview with Dolly Parton on "Nightline" WEDNESDAY, April 4 at 11: 35 p.m. ET/PT. It doesn’t have to. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Linda Ronstadt covered the song in 1975, and her version was an even bigger hit in the US, peaking at No. The song became the multiple-time No. Jennifer Hudson's stirring tribute performance, now available at Cracker Barrel Old Country stores and on their website. Directed by James Toback.