Dolly Parton

Watch The Flaming Lips Cover “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town” At Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert

Country legend Kenny Rogers announced his retirement a couple years ago, and his final concert took place last night at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
James Rettig, Stereogum / October 26, 2017

Here’s What You Should Know About Miley Cyrus’ New Album Younger Now

Miley Cyrus' new album, Younger Now, is out now. As is typical with the child star-cum-pop star-cum-cultural-appropriator-extraordinaire, a new album means an entirely new Miley. Gone…
Arielle Gordon / September 29, 2017

Emmys 2017: Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, and Dolly Parton Criticize Donald Trump During 9 to 5 Reunion

Last night, the Emmy Awards featured Donald Glover caustically "thanking" Donald Trump for inspiring his art, and also, in a far more ill-advised moment, Sean…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 18, 2017

Kenny Rogers Announces Retirement Concert Featuring the Flaming Lips, Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss and More

A blow-out all-star concert will celebrate country icon and "The Gambler"-famous crossover singer Kenny Rogers' 60-year career. "All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration" will take…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 18, 2017

Watch Will Ferrell Sing “I Will Always Love You” at USC Commencement

Will Ferrell delivered the commencement address at the University of Southern California on Friday, treating the class of 2017 to a 20-minute speech that ended…
Taylor Berman / May 13, 2017

New Music: Whitney – “You’ve Got A Woman” (Lion Cover) and “Gonna Hurry (As Slow As I Can)” (Dolly Parton Cover)

Chicago pop-rock outfit Whitney have digitally released a new 12" just prior to kicking off their massive world tour, which will stretch from April through…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 27, 2017

Barack Obama Wrote a Foreword For a Brandi Carlile Covers Album

Today, in confusing music news, pop-country singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile has announced a new star-studded compilation album, Cover Stories, which consists entirely of new renditions of songs from…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 21, 2017

Celebrating Pop Poetics: 25 Poets Who Draw Inspiration From Music Icons

Last month, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, which sparked a lot of questions of whether music could be considered poetry or…
Andy Emitt / November 4, 2016

Watch Reba McEntire, Kacey Musgraves, and More Pay Tribute to Dolly Parton at the CMA Awards

Last night at the 50th annual CMA Awards, Dolly Parton was awarded the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award and a number of musicians came together paid…
Sadie Bell / November 3, 2016

Katy Perry Duetted With Dolly Parton at the Academy of Country Music Awards

The Academy of Country Music Awards went down in Las Vegas last night, and perhaps the biggest highlight was when Katy Perry teamed up with country…
James Grebey / April 4, 2016

10 Albums to Stream: Lykke Li, Brian Eno & Karl Hyde, Kishi Bashi, Lily Allen, and More

The weekend is almost upon us. Celebrate with fresh releases from the likes of Lykke Li, Lily Allen, Kishi Bashi, Dolly Parton, PAWS, and more. They're…
David Zisser / May 2, 2014

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘I’m on Fire’ Sped Up Sounds Like Dolly Parton

There's a lot of ridiculous crap on the Internet that involves somehow mutilating the music we hold dear — speed-ups, slow-downs, mash-up, dubstep goats —…
Chris Martins / April 24, 2014

Bad, Dolly Parton! You Are Not a Rapper, No!

There are either no words or far too many words for what you are about to see above and below. Country legend Dolly Parton hit…
Chris Martins / October 18, 2013

Dolly’s Third Nipple, Winehouse Smokes Bananas, and More

Who knew smoking banana skins had the same therapeutic effect as taking Prozac? Amy Winehouse. After all, she's on top of all the new drug…
SPIN Staff / April 10, 2009

Odd Couples: 50 Cent & Robbie Williams, Katy & Kitty Perry!

It's official. Music really does bring people together. Usually, collaborations occur between the sonically likeminded, but recently a whole spree of batshit-crazy partnerships have popped…
Melissa Goldstein / January 22, 2009
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