Dolly Parton Wants Fans to Stream Her ‘Jolene’ Before Beyoncé Releases Her Cover

Dolly Parton has reached out to her fans, urging them to give her original track ‘Jolene’ a spin before Beyoncé unveils her cover version. The iconic country songstress is gearing up for the release of her rendition of the 1973 classic, set to feature on Beyoncé’s highly-anticipated album ‘Cowboy Carter’, dropping on 29th March.

In a bid to stir up excitement, Parton took to her Instagram Story to share the tracklist and encourage her followers to revisit her timeless version of ‘Jolene’ while they eagerly await Beyoncé’s take on the song.

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The revelation about Beyoncé’s cover came after Parton accidentally spilled the beans during an interview with Knox News earlier this month. Expressing her enthusiasm, Parton revealed, “I think she’s recorded ‘Jolene’, and I think it’s probably gonna be on her country album, which I’m very excited about.”

Despite the slip-up, Parton expressed her admiration for Beyoncé and graciously gave her blessing for the cover, acknowledging their mutual respect and admiration over the years.

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‘Cowboy Carter’, the much-anticipated follow-up to 2022’s ‘Renaissance’, is set to hit the airwaves tomorrow, with fans buzzing about its potential. Yesterday, Parton unveiled the full tracklist, which includes previously released singles such as ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ and ’16 Carriages’.

While rumours swirled about Parton’s potential appearance on the album, it’s now been confirmed that the LP will feature guest appearances from Miley Cyrus, Post Malone and Shaboozey.