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Win Blue Smoke: The Best of Dolly Parton

The Best of Dolly Parton

Preview by Jack Foley

ICONIC singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to announce her latest recording endeavor, a partnership between her own label Dolly Records and Sony Masterworks.

The label deal will now launch her new album Blue Smoke – The Best Of in the UK on Monday, June 9, 2014 and Friday, June 6 in Ireland, to coincide with her Blue Smoke World Tour hitting the UK, Europe and of course Glastonbury!

Blue Smoke – The Best of will include her latest studio album Blue Smoke featuring a new duet with long time collaborator and friend Kenny Rogers and even a Bon Jovi cover! Alongside her greatest hits on disc 2 featuring the classics such as Jolene, 9 to 5, Islands in the Stream, Little Sparrow, Here You Come Again and I Will Always Love You, plus many more.

Dolly is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach number 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist.

She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her Hall of Fame career have reportedly topped a staggering 100 million records worldwide.

She has garnered 7 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award.

As a zenith crown to the dreams of country music that originally brought her to Nashville, Dolly was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999.

Dolly’s career has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no signs of slowing down. An internationally-renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Parton has contributed countless treasures to the worlds of music, film and television.

Some of her hit films have included Nine to Five,
Steel Magnolias, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
and Rhinestone.

Parton received two Oscar® nominations – one for writing the title tune to Nine to Five and the other for Travelin’ Thru from the film Transamerica.

Win Blue Smoke: The Best of Dolly Parton on CD

To celebrate the release of Blue Smoke: The Best Of on CD on Monday, June 9, 2014, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 3 copies. Simply answer the following question…

Q. In what year was Dolly Parton inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame?

Simply send the answer to Dolly Parton Blue Smoke competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email