Dolly Parton charts #6, her highest charting album position in the UK with ‘Blue Smoke – The Best Of’ album

Dolly Parton

Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist, Dolly Parton has hit the UK charts with her highest ever album chart position, with 'Blue Smoke – The Best Of', which entered the UK chart at number 6 Sunday night.

Dolly said "I am glad that people are enjoying the music from my new Blue Smoke album. It feels great to be in the Top 10," says Dolly Parton. "It's always an honor to know the fans spend their hard earned money on my music. Thanks everybody!"

Blue Smoke – The Best Of, includes her latest studio album Blue Smoke featuring "Home", "Blue Smoke" and new duet with long time collaborator and friend Kenny Rogers and even a Bon Jovi cover! Alongside her greatest hits on disc 2 featuring the classics such as "Jolene", "9 to 5", "Islands in the Stream", "Little Sparrow", "Here You Come Again" and "I Will Always Love You" plus many more.

Dolly is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach number 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her Hall of Fame career have reportedly topped a staggering 100 million records worldwide. She 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.

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As a zenith crown to the dreams of country music that originally brought her to Nashville, Dolly was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999.

Dolly’s career has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no signs of slowing down. An internationally-renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Parton has contributed countless treasures to the worlds of music, film and television. Some of her hit films have included Nine to Five,
Steel Magnolias, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Rhinestone. Parton received two Oscar® nominations – one for writing the title tune to Nine to Five and the other for "Travelin’ Thru" from the film Transamerica.

Track listings:

  1. CD1
  2. BLUE SMOKE
  3. UNLIKELY ANGEL
  4. DON'T THINK TWICE
  5. YOU CAN'T MAKE OLD FRIENDS (KENNY ROGERS FEAT. DOLLY PARTON)
  6. HOME
  7. BANKS OF THE OHIO
  8. LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME
  9. MISS YOU-MISS ME
  10. IF I HAD WINGS
  11. LOVER DU JOUR
  12. FROM HERE TO THE MOON AND BACK (WILLIE NELSON FEAT. DOLLY PARTON)
  13. TRY 

CD2

  1. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU
  2. 9 TO 5
  3. JOLENE
  4. TOGETHER YOU & I
  5. ISLANDS IN THE STREAM
  6. HERE YOU COME AGAIN
  7. COAT OF MANY COLOURS
  8. LITTLE SPARROW
  9. LOVE IS LIKE A BUTTERFLY
  10. MY TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN HOME
  11. IN THE GHETTO
  12. SILVER THREADS & GOLDEN NEEDLES
  13. SACRED MEMORIES
  14. APPLEJACK
  15. TWO DOORS DOWN
  16. BABY I'M BURNIN'
  17. BETTER GET TO LIVIN'
  18. THE SACRIFICE
  19. FROM THE MOON AND BACK
  20. BETTER DAY
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