Dolly Parton Sings Her Classic Hits to Boy With Down Syndrome

by Rosalyn Oshmyansky 5:55 PM PDT, March 23, 2015
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Gage Blackwell is fulfilling the dreams of so many as he got to sing with Dolly Parton!

The country artist sang some of her best ballads to the boy with down syndrome. The videos are posted on his Facebook page and are bringing smiles to more than just Gage.

When the 69-year-old singer first meets Gage, she jokes, "Is that Kenny Rogers? You look like Kenny Rogers! Did anybody ever tell you that?" She also gives him the nickname of Gage Rogers and sings her hit that she sang with Kenny, "Island in the Stream."

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She sings "Ring of Fire," "9 to 5," "Coat of Many Colors" and "Jolene" to Gage as he knows all her songs.

"We might be going on the road before you know it," Dolly says to the happy boy and then signs an autograph for him.

"This was the best!!!!!! I love Dolly and I want to marry her!!!!" Gage writes on his Facebook about the experience.

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Dolly shared more than her songs and stories with Gage as she also revealed that she's working on a Christmas movie based on the song, "Coat of Many Colors."

Flashback to see Dolly Parton record a Christmas album in 90-degree heat.