“Bein’ from the country, I spoke to everybody. And he came over and, well, it was Carl, my husband.”
The pair stored their relationship fairly quiet and even married in almost-secret with solely a small variety of witnesses current.
The couple secretly married on May 30, 1966, and travelled to Ringgold, Georgia to have a personal ceremony the place solely the couple, Dolly’s mom, the preacher and his spouse had been in attendance.
The couple even stored the wedding secret for a while, earlier than Dolly lastly opened up on her love life.
Speaking on why this was the case, Dolly informed CMT in 2016: “Everyone at my label — Monument Records and Fred Foster — had invested cash in me and in constructing my profession, in order that they requested me if I’d wait a 12 months to get married.