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Chart Rewind: In 2006, Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton Got to No. 1

In 2006, "When I Get Where I'm Going" became Brad Paisley's fifth Hot Country Songs leader and Dolly Parton's 25th.

On March 4, 2006, Brad Paisley‘s “When I Get Where I’m Going,” featuring Dolly Parton, topped Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart.

Penned by Rivers Rutherford and George Teren, the ballad was released from Paisley’s LP Time Well Wasted, which yielded two more No. 1 singles: “The World” and “She’s Everything.”

“Going” became Paisley’s fifth of 18 Hot Country Songs No. 1s and the most recent of Parton’s 25, the most among women. She had last led in 1991 with her Ricky Van Shelton duet “Rockin’ Years.”

In November 2006, “Going” won for musical event of the year at the Country Music Association Awards.

Paisley, now 48, bullets at No. 50 on the latest Country Airplay chart with “Freedom Was a Highway,” with Jimmie Allen.

A longtime champion of civil rights, Parton, 75, asked the Tennessee legislature on Feb. 18 to dismiss a proposal to honor her with a statue near the state’s capitol building. “Given all that is going on in the world,” she said in a statement, “I don’t think putting me on a pedestal is appropriate at this time.”