Now that she’s formally a member of the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame, country icon Dolly Parton is asking in some main hitters for her first rock album. Throughout an look on The View on Tuesday (Jan. 17), Parton stated that after her induction final 12 months — following her initial reluctance to be enshrined alongside life-long rockers — she bent some ears on the ceremony and received began on her first rock album.
“If I’m gonna be within the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame I’m gonna should do one thing to earn it,” she informed the present’s hosts, noting that her in-process periods for the album, Rock Star, embrace a few of the icons she met that night time. After co-host Pleasure Behar stated that the album is slated to function covers of Led Zeppelin’s iconic “Stairway to Heaven” and the Rolling Stones’ “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” she questioned if Dolly’s previous pal, Stones singer Mick Jagger, may make a cameo on his music.
“I’m doing my greatest to attempt to get him on, however I did his music anyway,” she stated. “I believe P!nk and Brandi Carlile are going to be singing on that specific music with me.” She then ticked off who is unquestionably on board, an A-list roster that features Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, former Journey singer Steve Perry and Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler. Parton stated she’s additionally been looking out round for the proper music she will be able to sing with Cher.
“That’s gonna be a giant thrill, I believe,” she stated of a possible duet with the “Imagine” singer. In a Tonight Present look in Dec., Parton stated the album can be a mixture of originals (together with one known as “Rockin’”) and canopy of songs by Prince (“Purple Rain”), Journey (“Open Arms”) and Lynyrd Skynyrd (“Free Chook”).
Watch Parton speak about her rock album on The View beneath.