Romeo (Dolly Parton song)

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"Romeo"
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Single by Dolly Parton with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pam Tillis, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kathy Mattea and Tanya Tucker
from the album Slow Dancing with the Moon
ReleasedJanuary 25, 1993
Genre Country
Length3:34
Label Columbia/TriStar Music
Songwriter(s) Dolly Parton
Producer(s) Steve Buckingham, Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton singles chronology
"Burning"
(1992)
"Romeo"
(1993)
"More Where That Came From"
(1993)
Mary Chapin Carpenter singles chronology
"Passionate Kisses"
(1993)
"Romeo"
(1993)
"The Hard Way"
(1993)
Pam Tillis singles chronology
"Let That Pony Run"
(1993)
"Romeo"
(1993)
"Cleopatra, Queen of Denial"
(1993)
Billy Ray Cyrus singles chronology
"She's Not Cryin' Anymore"
(1993)
"Romeo"
(1993)
"In the Heart of a Woman"
(1993)
Kathy Mattea singles chronology
"Standing Knee Deep in a River (Dying of Thirst)"
(1993)
"Romeo"
(1993)
"Seeds"
(1993)
Tanya Tucker singles chronology
"It's a Little Too Late"
(1993)
"Romeo"
(1993)
"Tell Me About It"
(1993)

"Romeo" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Dolly Parton. The song featured fellow country music artists Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pam Tillis, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kathy Mattea and Tanya Tucker. It was released in January 1993 as the first single from the album Slow Dancing with the Moon . The song reached number 27 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The song was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals.

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People described the song as featuring Cyrus "as a growling male sex object who is subjected to leering catcalls by Dolly and sidekicks...This equal-opportunity misbehavior is the most memorable thing about 'Romeo.'" [1]

Chart performance

Chart (1993)Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs ( Billboard ) [2] 27
US Billboard Hot 100 [3] 50

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References

  1. "Picks and Pans Review: Slow Dancing with the Moon". People. April 12, 1993. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  2. "Dolly Parton Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. "Dolly Parton Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.