Earlier this year, the country legend said she was inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, she would begin work on an album of rock music. “I don’t expect to get in,” she said back in February, “but if I do, I’ll have to put out a great rock ‘n’ roll album immediately next year – which I’ve wanted to do for years, as a Linda Ronstadt or Heart kind of thing. So it may have just been a sign of God for me to go ahead and do it.”
Parton was inserted this last weekendand at the ceremony she revealed some of the artists she has invited to collaborate with her on the album, including Perry, who she said will sing with her on a cover of Trip‘Open Arms’.
“If Dolly says it’s true, it must be true,” Perry signed Social Media. “Her voice is amazing!”
“Hopefully, I’ll just ask all the girls and guys to sing with me,” Parton said, noting that she has contacted artists personally rather than through her management or publicist. “I’m sending a message myself because I figure they don’t have to get it through somebody else… I’m excited to do it, I really am. I think it’s going to be a good album.”
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