“This is a big thrill!” Dolly Parton’s rock album achieves her best first-week sales in 30 years

Featuring everyone from Rob Halford to Stevie Knicks, Dolly Parton’s new album Rockstar has already proven to be a huge success…

“This is a big thrill!” Dolly Parton’s rock album achieves her best first-week sales in 30 years
Emily Carter
Vijat Mohindra

Dolly Parton has seen some of the biggest success of her career following the release of her first-ever rock album, selling a whopping 143,000 units worldwide.

The country legend – who has previously been inducted into both the Rock & Roll and Country Music Hall Of Fame – unveiled the star-studded Rockstar on November 17, and has stormed into the charts as well as having her biggest sales week in 30 years (since 1993’s Slow Dancing With The Moon).

“Wow, this is a big thrill!” she says. “I owe a thank you to the fans who have always been there for me. Their support made this achievement possible. I’d also like to thank my producer Kent Wells, all the wonderful artists, musicians, and engineers who brought their talents to this project.”

Speaking of those wonderful artists and musicians, Rockstar features appearances from Rob Halford, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Sting, Miley Cyrus, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Stevie Nicks and so many more.

Dolly also teamed up with Måneskin for a new version of Jolene as part of an exclusive version of the record.

Listen to Rockstar below.

See the full Rockstar tracklist below.

1. Rockstar (special guest Richie Sambora)
2. World on Fire
3. Every Breath You Take (feat. Sting)
4. Open Arms (feat. Steve Perry)
5. Magic Man (feat. Ann Wilson with special guest Howard Leese)
6. Long As I Can See The Light (feat. John Fogerty)
7. Either Or (feat. Kid Rock)
8. I Want You Back (feat. Steven Tyler with special guest Warren Haynes)
9. What Has Rock And Roll Ever Done For You (feat. Stevie Nicks with special guest Waddy Wachtel)
10. Purple Rain
11. Baby, I Love Your Way (feat. Peter Frampton)
12. I Hate Myself For Loving You (feat. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts)
13. Night Moves (feat. Chris Stapleton)
14. Wrecking Ball (feat. Miley Cyrus)
15. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (feat. P!nk & Brandi Carlile)
16. Keep On Loving You (feat. Kevin Cronin)
17. Heart Of Glass (feat. Debbie Harry)
18. Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (feat. Elton John)
19. Tried To Rock And Roll Me (feat. Melissa Etheridge)
20. Stairway To Heaven (feat. Lizzo & Sasha Flute)
21. We Are The Champions
22. Bygones (feat. Rob Halford with special guests Nikki Sixx & John 5)
23. My Blue Tears (feat. Simon Le Bon)
24. What’s Up? (feat. Linda Perry)
25. You’re No Good (feat. Emmylou Harris & Sheryl Crow)
26. Heartbreaker (feat. Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo)
27. Bittersweet (feat. Michael McDonald)
28. I Dreamed About Elvis (feat. Ronnie McDowell with special guest The Jordanaires)
29. Let It Be (feat. Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr with special guests Peter Frampton & Mick Fleetwood)
30. Free Bird (feat. Ronnie Van Zant with special guests Gary Rossington, Artimus Pyle and The Artimus Pyle Band)

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