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Flashback Friday: Dolly Parton's Christmas Classic From The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

You’ll feel fine and dandy when you hear her sing “Hard Candy Christmas.”

As announced this past August, the Carol Hall-Larry L. King-Peter Masterson musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is headed back to Broadway in 2015. One of the most popular songs from that show is "Hard Candy Christmas," a bittersweet tune that showcases the survival spirit of a group women who are being thrown out of their home (which, incidentally, is a brothel). While not expressly a Christmas song, it took on the yuletide spirit when Dolly Parton, who starred in the film version of Whorehouse, released it as a single in 1982.

Here, for the last Flashback Friday before Christmas, is Parton's version: