Superstar singer-entertainer Dolly Parton stars in a dramatic role as a Texas Swing band singer caught in a violent, destructive relationship that leads to suspense and murder. Thiola Rayfield (Parton), known to her fans as "T", sings for a hard-working, close-knit band that makes its living on the road playing one bar after another. Then she meets and is swept off her feet by charming club owner Justice (Busey). However, "T" soon discovers that Justice has a dark side. He flies into violent rages, and soon members of the band cannot ignore the obvious signs that Justice has been abusing "T". They try to persuade "T" to leave Justice and go back on the road with the band. Justice won't let her go, setting off a series of plot twists that ultimately lead to murder and a shocking conclusion. Written by
The truth about the pain behind the fame.
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Did You Know?
The song "Tall Man" utilizes portions of the melody of the American folk song "(Get Along Home) Cindy," which was popularized by artists like Merle Haggard
and Johnny Cash
and performed by Ricky Nelson
in the film '_Rio Bravo (1959)_'. See more
Thiola 'Big T' Rayfield
[crying, bloodied and bruised after Justice beat her
Look what he did to me! Look at what I let him do!
Swingin' Like Tarzan and Jane
Performed by Dolly Parton
and Ray Benson See more