Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You Meaning
Song Released: 1974
Covered By: Whitney Houston (1992), Glee Cast
I Will Always Love You Lyrics
anonymous Jun 11th, 2013 6:51am report
While planning my mothers funeral, this song choice came up. It was one of my mothers favorite songs, but the words when sung from her (my mother) perspective took on a new meaning....because she killed herself. When you pay attention to the words it's actually fitting. Hmmmm, something to think about....
anonymous Apr 1st, 2012 4:45am report
I will always love you..Self explanatory.
anonymous Mar 27th, 2012 3:54am report
The girl saying that no matter what, she'll always love him. Eventho he's losing his mind and go for revenge on her.
But the way she see things, he never loved her actually. He's just using her for unknown reasons. But, she will always love him and truly cares about him..She wants him to be the best in everything. He's kinda shadow that never fade wherever she goes and that hurts her so much.
anonymous Mar 24th, 2012 3:58am report
Let it go..it will set you as free as a bird.
The song was originally written and performed by Dolly parton, not by Whitney Houston.
When Dolly was a young, up and coming country singer, she got her first big break from an older, established country star named Porter Waggoner. Dolly worked and sang with Porter Waggoner for several years before deciding it was time to move on as a solo artist.
She wrote the song NOT as a love ballad or even as a romantic breakup song (Porter Waggoner was Dolly's mentor, not her lover). It's a song expressing love and gratitude to someone who meant a lot to her, even though she know it's time to move on.
But it IS true that this is a song about two people going their separate ways forever- which is why I'm always amused when people choose this as their wdding song.
anonymous Mar 21st, 2012 3:09pm report
Beautiful song. Brought tears everytime listening to it. Special dedicated to my ex lover. Forget me not.
anonymous May 18th, 2011 5:56pm report
I think it means that she's leaving a man, because she feels like he'll be better without her. And that she'll be better off as well. But she'll always love him no matter what happens. No matter where they end up, no matter if they find other people. She'll always love him.
More Dolly Parton song meanings »
Submit Your Interpretation
|At My Most Beautiful||anonymous|
|Son's Gonna Rise||anonymous|
|This Plane Don't Go There||anonymous|
|Mrs Potato Head||anonymous|
|Do It Now Remember It Later||anonymous|
|The Crow & The Butterfly||anonymous|
|Up All Night||HarryFan|