Dolly Parton: "Listen to my 'Jolene' while waiting for Beyoncé"

Dolly Parton: “Listen to my 'Jolene' while waiting for Beyoncé”

Through a post published on social media, Beyoncé revealed the tracklist of his new studio album, “Cowboy Carter”, which will be released tomorrow 29 March featuring the pop star try your hand at country music. The voice of “Listen” revealed the songs, covers and collaborations included in the album, the second chapter of the trilogy that began with “Renaissance” in 2022 and preceded by the single “Texas hold 'em”, sharing an image that recalls the style of the genre to which he decided to dedicate the new project.

As can be seen from the poster released by Beyoncé, “Cowboy Carter” will include 27 tracksincluding covers of “Jolene” by Dolly Parton and “Blackbird” by The Beatlesin addition to collaborations with Miley Cyrus on “II Most Wanted”, with Post Malone on “Levii's Jeans” and with Shaboozey on “Spaghettii”. According to what is reported on – on which it is already possible to consult the lyrics of the songs from the album – the Fab Four cover should see Queen Bey collaborate with Tanner Adell and a song called “Sweet Honey Buckin'” with Pharrell Williams.

A few days ago in an interview it was the “queen of country” Dolly Parton herself who accidentally revealed the presence of the cover of her hit on the pop star's album, also giving her his blessing. Now, again the musician native of the state of Tennessee has wasted no time in taking up Beyoncé's image for invite the public to rediscover his original version of the song before listening to my colleague's rereading.

“Listen to my original 'Jolene' while you wait for Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter',” Parton wrote on social media, attaching a link to listen to her song originally released in 1973 and included in her “Jolene” album of the year on digital platforms following.

Speaking to “Knox News” and letting slip that the pop star would reinterpret “Jolene” in “Cowboy Carter”, Dolly Parton – who a few weeks earlier had congratulated the “Single ladies” voice on hers Texas hold 'em”, which debuted at number one on the Hot Country Songs Chart – he had stated: “I think she recorded 'Jolene' for her country albumwhich I'm very excited about. I love her! She is a beautiful girl and a great singer”. Then giving her blessing to Beyoncé, the country music veteran added: “We've exchanged a few messages over the years. And she and her mother are fans, and I've always been touched by the fact that she is. I've always thought she's fantastic“.

Here is the tracklist of “Cowboy Carter”:

01. American Requiem
02. Blackbird (The Beatles Cover) (feat. Tanner Adell)
03. 16 Carriages
04. Protector
05. My Rose
06. Smoke Hour with Willie Nelson
07. Texas Hold 'Em
08. Bodyguard
09. Dolly P
10. Jolene (Dolly Parton Cover)

12. Spaghettii (feat. Shaboozey)
13. Alligator Tears
14. Smoke Hour II
15. Just For Fun
16. II Most Wanted (feat. Miley Cyrus)
17. Levii's Jeans (feat. Post Malone)
18. Flamenco
19. The Linda Martell Show
20. Ya Ya
21. Oh Louisiana
22. Desert Eagle
23. Riiverdance
24. II Hands II Heaven
25. Tytant
26. Sweet Honey Buckin' (feat. Pharrell Williams)
27. Amen