DOLLY PARTON AND SIRIUSXM PREMIERE ‘PURE & SIMPLE’ ALBUM SPECIAL THIS FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 ON WILLIE’S ROADHOUSE
Danny Nozell, Dolly Parton, Jeremy Tepper, Kirt Webster
SiriusXM Declares “Dolly Day” on Prime Country
with Special Re-Airing on Friday, Aug. 26
Dolly Parton fans and SiriusXM subscribers are having a great week! Not only is Dolly’s highly-anticipated new album Pure & Simple available Friday, August 19, but Dolly Parton’s SiriusXM special is also airing on Willie Nelson’s SiriusXM channel, Willie’s Roadhouse! The special will debut on Friday at 11am ET and 6pm ET, with re-airings on Saturday at 10am ET and 7pm ET and Sunday at 3pm ET and 11pm ET. Additionally, SiriusXM has declared next Friday, Aug. 26 “Dolly Day,” on Prime Country and will air the Dolly Parton: “Pure & Simple” special on the Prime Country channel at 9am ET, 3pm ET and 10pm ET. Click here to purchase Pure & Simple.Pure & Simple by Dolly Parton
“I can’t wait for fans to hear the SiriusXM special,” said Dolly. “It’ll give everyone a little insight into the inspiration, writing and making of Pure & Simple and The Complete Trio Collection.”
Summer looks to be ending with quite a bang for the Icon, with the August 19 release of Pure & Simple, as well as the highly-anticipated The Complete Trio Collection, a three-disc collection of all of the recordings from the 1987 and 1999 albums that paired her with Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris. Together, they achieved four top-tens from the first collection – including the # 1 “To Know Him Is To Love Him” and the Grammy-winning “Telling Me Lies.” Rhino will issue that collection on September 9.
Pure & Simple – a collection of love songs – has garnered glowing reviews, prompting USA Today to say “After half a century’s worth of performance, Dolly Parton’s voice still bubbles like a freshly popped bottle of champagne.,” and Sounds Like Nashville to utter that “the new material here shines the brightest – and that is a very good thing that she continues to grant us occasional glimpses into her genius – as well as her imagination!” The new disc will be available in a regular edition from Dolly Records/RCA Nashville, plus an exclusive version for Walmart that includes a second disc of Dolly’s Biggest Hits.
In hosting the radio show herself, the songstress goes back to her roots, as she gained her earliest exposure as a musical act on Farm and Home Hour, Knoxville businessman Cas Walker’s radio show on WIVK in the 1950s.
Willie’s Roadhouse Dolly Parton Special Airing (Ch. 59):
Friday, Aug. 19
11 am ET and 6 pm ET
Saturday, Aug. 20
10 am ET and 7 pm ET
Sunday, Aug. 21
3 pm ET and 11 pm ET
Prime Country Dolly Parton Special Airing (Ch. 58):
Friday, Aug. 26
9am ET, 3pm ET and 10pm ET
ABOUT DOLLY PARTON:
An internationally renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Dolly Parton has contributed countless treasures to the world of entertainment. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her illustrious career have topped a staggering 100 million records worldwide. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, Dolly has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. Dolly 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. Making her film debut in the 1980 hit comedy “9 to 5,” Dolly earned rave reviews for her performance and an Oscar nomination for writing the title tune, along with her second and third Grammy Awards. Roles in “Steel Magnolias,” “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” “Rhinestone,” and “Straight Talk” followed. Dolly saw a cherished dream become a reality in 1986 with the opening of her own theme park, Dollywood, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In 1988, Dolly began the Dollywood Foundation which funds Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library across America and in Canada by giving every preschool child a book each month from the time he or she is born until the child reaches kindergarten. Currently 60,000,000 books are mailed to children in the US, Canada and throughout the UK. In 1999, Dolly was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2004, the U.S. Library of Congress presented her with their Living Legend Award for her contribution to the cultural heritage of the United States. In December 2015, more than 13 million tuned into “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” and was the most-watched film on broadcast networks since May 2012. To learn more about this American icon, visit DollyParton.com.