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Dolly Parton, the legendary nation singer, would not plan to return on the highway and tour — regardless of plans to launch a brand new rock album.
“I don’t assume I’ll ever tour once more, however I do know I will do particular reveals right here and there, from time to time,” Parton stated in an interview with Pollstar journal printed Thursday. “Possibly do a protracted weekend of reveals, or only a few reveals at a pageant. However I’ve no intention of happening a full-blown tour anymore.”
Parton, 76, stated that at this level in her profession, she prefers to not stray too removed from household.
“I like to remain a little bit nearer to dwelling with my husband. We’re getting older now, and I do not need to be gone for 4 or 5 weeks at a time. One thing might occur,” Parton stated. “I’d not really feel proper about that.”
Parton’s workforce didn’t reply to requests from NPR for added remark.
Parton’s final tour was her 2016 Pure and Easy Tour that spanned greater than 60 cities within the U.S. and Canada — changing into her largest North American tour in over 25 years.
Though she would not plan on touring, Parton’s profession is much from over. In the identical interview, Parton confirmed she is working to create a rock album after she wraps up work on a movie adaptation of the best-selling James Patterson novel “Run, Rose, Run.”
“I am gathering all that stuff and notifying a couple of folks,” Parton stated. “I am wanting ahead to it.”
The nation singer hinted that she hopes to ask artists like Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus and Chris Stapleton to be featured.
The prospect of a brand new album comes as Parton is about to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame on Nov. 5. Parton sought to withdraw from the nomination, saying she did not assume she had “earned that right,” however the group stated she is going to stay on this yr’s poll.