Dolly Parton makes me proud to be from Tennessee. Not only is she amazing at both music and business, she is a total class act.
Any musician interested in establishing a rock-solid, long career, should really study what she's done and use it as a blueprint.
I suggest taking a look at her entry in Wikipedia and checking out the video below for starters...More videos from Dolly...
Are there any artists you feel handle business well and also do a good job of managing relationships with fans? Post 'em below!