The Nation icon launched the tune in 1974, earlier than it acquired a well-known 1992 cowl by Whitney Houston for romantic thriller The Bodyguard.
Parton revealed that Elvis additionally needed to report a model of her hit, however she turned him down over the cash.
Writing in The Big Issue’s Letter To My Youthful Self, she defined: “I’d been invited all the way down to the studio to fulfill Elvis and be there when he sang my tune. That was essentially the most thrilling factor that had ever occurred to me. Who doesn’t love Elvis?
“However then Colonel (Tom Parker, Presley’s legendary supervisor) known as me the afternoon earlier than the session and mentioned ‘You do know we have now to have at the very least half the publishing on any tune that Elvis information?’
“And I mentioned ‘No, I didn’t know that’. He mentioned ‘Nicely, it’s only a rule’. So I mentioned ‘Nicely, it’s not my rule’.”
Parton added: “And I cried all night time lengthy, ’trigger I used to be so dissatisfied. It wasn’t Elvis, I cherished Elvis. And I’m certain he was as dissatisfied as I used to be as a result of he had all of it labored up and able to go. I do know he cherished the tune.”
Talking about Presley’s spouse of six years, Parton mentioned: “Priscilla informed me later that he sang that tune to her once they had been coming down the steps of the courthouse after they divorced. That basically touched me and I assumed ‘Oh effectively, I can solely think about’. Nevertheless it wasn’t his fault.”
Parton went on to decide on Presley as her “final dialog” if she might communicate to anybody from historical past, to be able to formally finish the feud.
She defined: “I’d in all probability discuss I Will All the time Love You and say ‘Hey, I wager you had been as dissatisfied as I used to be about all that and I nonetheless dream about you singing that tune’.
“Matter of truth, I even wrote a tune known as I Dreamed About Elvis Final Evening and I had an Elvis soundalike sing it with me and we truly sing ‘I’ll at all times love you’ in it.
“And at some point, I’m going to place that monitor out. So I believe that I’d speak to Elvis, and simply clear that up with him.”
Parton acquired widespread reward earlier this month after it was revealed that she had funded a COVID-19. The star was confirmed to have donated $1million (£753k) of her personal cash to assist analysis by the Vanderbilt College Medical Middle because the begin of the pandemic.
The analysis centre performed a key function within the improvement of a vaccine from US biotechnology agency Moderna.
After Parton’s function in funding the vaccine was revealed, she said she was “a very proud girl”.
“Once I donated the cash to the COVID fund I simply needed it to do good and evidently, it’s!” she mentioned. “Let’s simply hope we are able to discover a remedy actual quickly.”
She additionally just lately mirrored on securing a duet with Miley Cyrus on her newest album ‘A Holly Dolly Christmas’.