Dolly Parton Releases New Box Set With 19 DVDs & 35 Hours Of Footage

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After decades in the music industry, Dolly Parton has created quite the legacy for herself. Now, fans can own pieces of that extraordinary legacy by purchasing Parton’s new DVD box set, Dolly: The Ultimate Collection.

The 19-disc collection features 35 hours of footage from throughout Parton’s career. Nearly 30 hours of footage included in the collection hasn’t been seen since broadcast.

Time Life, who is selling the collection, issued a press release describing everything fans will find on the DVDs.

A few highlights include:

  • 22 star-studded episodes of Dolly’s variety shows from the ’70s & ’80s with guest appearances by Oprah Winfrey, Kenny Rogers, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Willie Nelson, Freddy Fender, Burt Reynolds, Miss Piggy, Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, Alabama, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, and more!”
  • “A special Christmas disc featuring A Down Home Country Christmas with Mac Davis and Burl Ives, and Bob Hope’s Jolly Christmas Show”
  • “Rare TV appearances of Dolly throughout her career from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Oprah Winfrey Show, and Crook & Chase”
  • “Classic duets with Dolly & Porter Wagoner taped live at the Grand Ole Opry”
  • “New bonus features created just for this collection featuring Dolly Parton reminiscing about memorable moments from throughout her career”
  • “Exclusive, complete, and never-before-seen interviews with Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, Mac Davis, Vince Gill, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler, Kenny Rogers, Marty Stuart, Lily Tomlin, Carrie Underwood and a full interview with the superstar herself!”

Parton spoke about the new collection , saying that it contains “some of [her] most precious highlights.”

What a delightful trip down memory lane….just the hair styles and outfits alone are worth a look and I’m surprised there are still any rhinestones left in this world! I hope you enjoy these moments as much as I did,” Parton said of the collection.

One of the “precious highlights” fans will get the chance to see is a duet between Parton and Kenny Rogers singing “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain.” You can catch a sample of that performance below.

If you want to see more footage from Parton’s career you can purchase Dolly: The Ultimate Collection on the Time Life website by clicking here.

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