August 29, 2022

DOLLY PARTON "A SMOKEY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS" Classic Track From 1986 Christmas Film

International superstar Dolly Parton, one of music’s most influential and successful recording artists of all time, released her third Christmas album in 2020, A Holly Dolly Christmas. The critically acclaimed and fan-loved album received many accolades, including a Grammy® nomination and a #1 debut on both the Billboard County and Holiday albums charts.  In time for the holidays, Warner Records is expanding the album with eight tracks, including rarities making their CD, vinyl, and digital debuts. 

 A HOLLY DOLLY CHRISTMAS: ULTIMATE DELUXE EDITION will be available on October 14 on CD ($18.98) and 2-LP white vinyl ($34.98), with pre-orders available now. The music will also be available the same day on digital and streaming services. Dolly’s classic track “A Smoky Mountain Christmas,” one of the rarities from the Ultimate Deluxe Edition, is available today digitally. Click HERE to listen now. 

 “A Smoky Mountain Christmas,” was originally featured in Parton’s 1986 holiday film of the same name. The new collection includes two other songs from the movie: “(I’d Like To Spend) Christmas With Santa” and “Wrapped Up In You.”  

A Holly Dolly Christmas debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums when it was originally released in October 2020. On several songs, Parton is joined by guest performers, including Michael Bublé, Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Jimmy Fallon, Willie Nelson, and her late brother, Randy. The album produced four singles: “Mary, Did You Know?” “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” “Christmas On The Square,” and the top 10 AC hit “Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas” with Bublé. 

“Three Candles” and “The Wish Book” – originally released as digital-only bonus tracks will make their CD and LP debuts on the Ultimate Deluxe Edition. The new collection also features the digital debut for “Something Bigger Than Me” and “Silent Night,” songs that Parton contributed to the 1997 animated holiday film Anabelle’s Wish. The final bonus track on the Ultimate Deluxe Edition is “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” Parton’s top 5 AC duet with Rod Stewart from his Grammy® Award-winning 2004 album, Stardust…the Great American Songbook, Volume III. 

 

A HOLLY DOLLY CHRISTMAS: ULTIMATE DELUXE EDITION 

CD Track Listing 

 

1. “Holly Jolly Christmas” 

2. “Christmas Is” – featuring Miley Cyrus 

3. “Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas” – Dolly Parton & Michael Bublé 

4. “Christmas On The Square” 

5. “Circle of Love” 

6. “All I Want For Christmas Is You” – featuring Jimmy Fallon 

7. “Comin’ Home For Christmas” 

8. “Christmas Where We Are” – featuring Billy Ray Cyrus 

9. “Pretty Paper” – featuring Willie Nelson 

10. “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” 

11. “You Are My Christmas” – featuring Randy Parton 

12. “Mary, Did You Know” 

Bonus Tracks 

13. “Three Candles”* 

14. “The Wish Book”*  

15. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” – Duet with Rod Stewart 

16. “A Smoky Mountain Christmas” # 

17. “(I’d Like To Spend) Christmas With Santa” # 

18. “Wrapped Up In You”# 

19. “Something Bigger Than Me” + 

20. “Silent Night”+ 

 

*Previously Unreleased on CD & Vinyl 

#Previously Unreleased 

+Previously Unreleased Digitally 

 

About Dolly Parton:  

Dolly Parton is the most honored and revered female country singer-songwriter of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA-certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she has had 26 songs reach #1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. Recently, Parton reached #1 on the Billboard Christian Airplay Chart for the first time for her duet with Grammy award-winning Zach Williams of "There Was Jesus," for which they won a Grammy that year, making that her 11th Grammy win.   She received her first Dove Award for short-form video for her collaboration with for King & Country on the song "God Only Knows." Parton is the first artist to have topped Billboard's Adult Contemporary, Christian AC Songs, Hot Country Songs, Christian Airplay, Country Airplay and Dance/Mix Show Airplay radio charts. Parton recently became the first country artist honored as Grammy MusiCares Person of the Year given out by NARAS. She has 47 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and 110 career-charted singles over the past 50+ years.  On May 4, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced that Dolly Parton was one of its 2022 Inductees in the Performer Category honoring "artists who have created music whose originality, impact, and influence has changed the course of rock & roll." The 37th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is scheduled to take place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on November 5. 

 In 2014 the RIAA recognized her impact on recorded music with a plaque commemorating more than 100 million units sold worldwide. Her 2016 #1 album, "Pure & Simple," which topped the Billboard Top Country Albums and Americana/Folk Albums charts and debuted at No. 1 in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia, added to that massive tally. She has garnered eleven Grammy Awards and 51 nominations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a 2020 win for KING & COUNTRY for their collaboration on "God Only Knows"; 10 Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year; five Academy of Country Music Awards, also including a nod for Entertainer of the Year; four People's Choice Awards; and three American Music Awards. In 1999, Parton was inducted as a member of the coveted Country Music Hall of Fame. 

  In 2020, she released the Christmas album "A Holly Dolly Christmas," which went #1 on the Billboard Country and Holiday charts, as well released the bestselling coffee table book "Songteller: My Life in Lyrics."  In 2021, she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for the film "Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square," and this December 2022, she will be releasing on NBC an all-new original holiday movie called "Dolly Parton's Mountain Magic Christmas" which she is starring in as well as producing.   

  To date, Parton has donated over 184 million books to children around the world with her Imagination Library. Her children's book, Coat of Many Colors, was dedicated to the Library of Congress to honor the Imagination Library's 100 millionth book donation. In March of 2022, Parton released the book Run Rose Run which she co-authored with James Patterson, which sat at # 1 on the New York Times Bestseller's List for 5 weeks, a record for this decade.  She also released an accompanying album of the same name with original songs inspired by the book, which reached #1 on three charts simultaneously --- Country, Americana/Folk and Bluegrass Albums.  From her "Coat of Many Colors" while working "9 to 5," no dream is too big and no mountain too high for the country girl who turned the world into her stage. 

 Featured On The Newly Expanded Edition Of


A Holly Dolly Christmas:


Ultimate Deluxe Edition


Available October 14


 

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