One\u2019s an acclaimed country legend whose influence resonates across generations. The other is both broke ground and the glass ceiling and reshaped television and opportunities for women. Combine the talents of Dolly Parton with Carol Burnett, and it\u2019s a recipe for a good time. In particular, the duo actually produced a lot of laughs. The two took to the Grand Ole Opry stage itself in 1979. It was actually part of a variety television special, which alternated between musical numbers and comedic skits. Learn more about this legendary collaboration here. Dolly Parton recruits Carol Burnett Carol Burnett performed a variety show segment like her own with Dolly Parton \/ Everett Collection The date is February 14, 1979 and Valentine\u2019s Day just became all the more special. That\u2019s when Dolly Parton partnered with Carol Burnett for the variety show \u201cDolly and Carol in Nashville.\u201d Fittingly, they performed on the Grand Ole Opry stage singing songs like \u201cAmazing Grace,\u201d \u201cTurn Around,\u201d and \u201cI\u2019ll Fly Away.\u201d RELATED: How Lucille Ball Helped Carol Burnett Get Her Own Show Additionally, the duo performed some comedy sketches together, blending mediums for an intimate and engaging experience. Though a country singer by trade, Parton kept pace with Burnett\u2019s comedic experience, throwing witty lines of her own in, such as \u201cNo one picks like a Nashville picker picks.\u201d That refers to the popular skill of plucking (or \u201cpicking\u201d) banjo strings. Just one step along the path to stardom The duo earned strong praise from fans of both \/ Everett Collection At this point, The Carol Burnett Show had run for eleven seasons, from September 11, 1967, to March 29, 1978 with a total of 279 episodes. That too has been classified as a musical, comedic variety show of a similar nature to what Burnett would perform with Parton. Meanwhile, Parton was in the midst of her transition from pure country to mixing in pop music as well. Though she was still early in that genre, by 1979, she landed several country hits that made it to the top 10 of several charts. This collaboration truly represented a meeting of the minds, one that a young boy named Louis was unlikely to forget after the duo brought him onto the stage with them. Of the event, New York Times writer John Rockwell called them both \u201cso genuinely affectionate with each other\u201d and \u201cwhen either woman ventures onto the other's turf, she acquits herself honorably, although it should be said that Miss Parton acts and clowns better than Miss Burnett sings.\u201d Do you agree with this assessment? Watch below!