Dolly Parton Releases Queen Cover Medley From “Rockstar” Album

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In a surprise announcement, Dolly Parton released a cover of Queen’s anthem “We Are the Champions” with a fantastic addition of the band’s classic “We Will Rock You.”

This dynamic medley will be featured on her highly anticipated rock album, Rockstar, set to hit the airwaves on November 17.

“We Are the Champions” marks the fourth song released from Rockstar, following a star-studded lineup of tracks that have already blown us away. Remember her original song “Bygones,” featuring the legendary Rob Halford from Judas Priest, Nikki Sixx, and John 5 from Mötley Crüe? Not to mention her cover of Heart’s hit “Magic Man (Carl Version)” with the enchanting Ann Wilson and the talented Howard Leese.

What Else Is On Dolly Parton’s New Album?

This masterpiece, born from Dolly’s well-deserved induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2022, boasts an array of music icons making guest appearances. Prepare to be starstruck by the likes of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Stevie Nicks, Sting, Steve Perry, Steven Tyler, Debbie Harry, Joan Jett, and Chris Stapleton, among countless others.

Now, let’s talk about her chart-topping original, “World on Fire,” which reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Rock Digital Songs charts.

Dolly herself expressed the inspiration behind the powerful track, saying, “I think it speaks about 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.”

The album is a treasure trove of iconic covers, including Prince’s “Purple Rain,” Journey’s beloved ballad “Open Arms,” The Rolling Stones’ classic “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” Led Zeppelin’s epic “Stairway to Heaven,” and The Beatles’ timeless anthem “Let It Be.”

Dolly Parton says her new single “We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You” is out now and to sign-up for her newsletter to see exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the video. This is one of the photos.
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In an exuberant statement, Dolly shared her joy at creating this album with the rock legends themselves, saying, “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.”

Mark your calendars for November 17 and get ready to embark on a rock ‘n’ roll journey like no other. “Rockstar” promises to be a celebration of music and talent, a testament to Dolly’s incomparable versatility as an artist.

With such an eclectic and legendary lineup, we can’t help but be excited about magic this album will bring. Stay tuned for more updates and remember to let the rockstar spirit take over on the big release day!

READ MORE: Dolly Parton Says She Hopes To “Drop Dead In The Middle Of A Song On Stage”

Listen To Dolly’s “We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You” Below

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