Michele Lee stars as Dottie West in the 1995 Emmy-nominated CBS Sunday Night Movie “Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story.” The immensely entertaining dramatic saga spanned 40 years and inventively tells of the colorful, ill-fated Grammy-winning performer who influenced generations of country music artists.
Dottie brought glamour and sizzle to country music and challenged the traditions and presentational concepts of the cultural art form. The movie received rave reviews from the national media, from country music industries, from fans around the world and is considered to be a classic of its kind. It swept the night outright, becoming one of CBS’ highest rated movies during the past few years.
Also staring: William Russ, Lisa Akey, Chet Atkins, Kenny Rogers, Larry Gatlin, Kris Kristofferson, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, and Dolly Parton.
Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story
- Country Sunshine (Michele Lee)
- Act Naturally (Michele Lee)
- Welcome to My World (Michele Lee)
- Here Comes My Baby Back Again (Michele Lee)
- Country Girl (Michele Lee)
- Life of the Party (Larry Gatlin)
- Everytime Two Fools Collide (Michele Lee and Kenny Rogers)
- Anyone Who Isn’t Me Tonight (Michele Lee and Kenny Rogers)
- Paper Mansions (Michele Lee)
- Last Time I Saw Him (Michele Lee)
- A Lesson in Leavin’ (Michele Lee)
- Blue as I Want To (Michele Lee)