We caught up with country music legend Dolly Parton this past summer, and she opened up about her new album, her old-time religion, and what makes “I Will Always Love You” the greatest ballad of all time
“What better person to do BUST magazine than me?” It’s the first thing Dolly Parton says when she calls from her part-time home of Nashville, TN, before letting loose with a melodic laugh, as familiar as her Southern, honey-pie accent. It’s not surprising that the 68-year-old leads with a boob joke. Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on May 28, 2014
It's hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world! Just ask the one and only Dolly Parton, cover woman for BUST's June/July Summer Music Issue. An idol for generations, this gal shows no sign of stopping, or even slowing down. And staying fresh? Please. Just listen to her cover of Bon Jovi's "Lay Your Hands on Me."
(Make sure you listen all the way to the end so you can hear her say, "Lord, I'm ready for America.")
Her new album, Blue Smoke, comes out May 29, marking her most recent release in a career of literally hundreds. She's the classic. She's the originator. Read More
BY Abigail Nutter
on Apr 28, 2014
Viewers of QVC had the awesome opportunity yesterday to watch a full hour of Dolly Parton, and purchase her new album 20 days before it’s official release on May 13th. Audiences soaked up some Dolly, as she answered questions, joked with the interviewer, and delighted the world with her bubbly antics and larger than life persona.
Dolly performed live in front of a Nashville audience with new songs off of “Blue Smoke,” as well as classics “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You. Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on Apr 18, 2014
Get your girl band on this Saturday, April 19, for Record Store Day in New York City and across the country. The day promotes what record shops do best: provide rare goods for the hungriest fans to slobber over. You might be able to order pork soup buns online these days, but the stuff we're about to tell you about is available exclusively at independent retailers on Record Store Day. Find your participating store here and you'll go from "But it's my Saturdaaay!" to lacing up your Chucks in no time. Read More