Dolly Parton Announces Already Iconic ‘Rockstar’ LP, Drops Epic New Single ‘World On Fire’

Over fifty years into her recording career Dolly Parton still likes to keep the surprises coming, with the country icon announcing her first rock album, Rockstar. Arriving on November 17th 2023, the album boasts a mammoth tracklist featuring luminaries from the world of rock and rock as well as eight original tracks – one of which is latest single World On Fire.

Dolly shared the news with fans: “I’m so excited to finally present my first Rock and Roll album Rockstar!” Dolly shared. “I am very honored and privileged to have worked with some of the greatest iconic singers and musicians of all time and to be able to sing all the iconic songs throughout the album was a joy beyond measure. I hope everybody enjoys the album as much as I’ve enjoyed putting it together!

Describing World On Fire: “This is a song I felt very inspired to write,” Dolly said. “I think it speaks about everything and to everyone this day and out everything and to everyone this day and time. I hope it is something that will touch you and maybe touch enough people to want to make a change for the better.”

It would be easier to name rock stars that don’t feature on the album, but you can expect Stevie Nicks, Debbie Harry, Steven Tyler, Paul McCartney, and Joan Jett amongst the many collaborations. See the full tracklist below:

01. Rockstar (special guest Richie Sambora)
02. World on Fire
03. Every Breath You Take (feat. Sting)
04. Open Arms (feat. Steve Perry)
05. Magic Man (feat. Ann Wilson with special guest Howard Leese)
06. Long As I Can See The Light (feat. John Fogerty)
07. Either Or (feat. Kid Rock)
08. I Want You Back (feat. Steven Tyler with special guest Warren Haynes)
09. 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)

We are excited about Dolly’s packed Rockstar album, we just hope that she gives us as much musical food when her long-awaited dance album arrives.

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