Dolly Parton Releases Special, Strings-Only Version Of Her Classic Hit ‘Jolene’

Dolly Parton’s iconic 1973 hit “Jolene” gets stripped down for a new “strings-only” version of the song, which will be included on the soundtrack of the upcoming Netflix film Dumplin’

Also on the soundtrack will be an update of the singer’s first big hit, 1967’s “Dumb Blonde,” in which she’ll be joined by Miranda Lambert. Parton’s 1977 crossover smash “Here You Come Again” is remade in a new version with teenaged sensation Willa Amai, and “Two Doors Down” features Macy Gray with alt-rock singer Dorothy. In addition, Parton wrote several new tracks for the film.

Dumplin’, starring Danielle Macdonald and Jennifer Anniston, premieres on Netflix December 7th. The soundtrack will be available November 30th.

Dolly Parton Releases Haunting, Strings-Only Version of ‘Jolene’ [Listen]


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