Dolly Parton Says She Wants Beyonce To Remake ‘Jolene’

Published: Wednesday 9th Dec 2020 by Sam

Country music legend Dolly Parton is renown for many things – including crafting the original version of a number of notable classics. Case in point ‘I Will Always Love You,’ which was blast into the stratosphere by Whitney Houston. 

And while some acts are rattled by others having greater success with songs they originated, Parton isn’t.

For, as principle writer on most of her musical output, she’s mentioned many times that she’s actually in favor of being covered.

So much so that she’s actively eyeing a major name to sample her song ‘Jolene’ and she has Beyonce in her sights.

Full story below…

Speaking with The Big Issue, Parton proposes a Queen Bey take on the enduring hit. She said:

“‘Jolene’ has been recorded more than any other song that I have ever written.

It has been recorded worldwide over 400 times in lots of different languages, by lots of different bands. The White Stripes did a wonderful job of it, and many other people. But nobody’s ever had a really big hit record on it. I’ve always hoped somebody might do someday, someone like Beyoncé.”

With Bey having infused Country sounds into her music before, we’d love to see her do so again – even if only for one track. Especially given how much of a slay ‘Daddy Lessons’ is.

Indeed, we continue to have the original and Dixie Chicks remix on replay!

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  1. Clarks0o0ñ December 9, 2020

    It will TANK, just like songs from the gift album

    Not 1 song from that album charted after she released black is king

    Beyonce was literally the talk of the town on twitter for several days after she dropped black is king.
    I was expecting songs from black os king to flood the chart but not 1 song charted.
    Sad

    • Nicky December 9, 2020

      9x Grammy Nominee. Black Is King

      An album about culture. Not based on today’s sound.

      Camicky. 0x Grammy Nominee and still flopped

      An album about chasing trends, getting hot rapper, adding a duet at the last minute.

      Camicky Christmas Song #81 on Us Itunes . The public has spoken on Camickys fate

  2. Divab December 9, 2020

    No Beyoncé do don’t do it. If after over 400 times it’s been released and nothing happens nothing will. And to have so much hate darted towards Beyoncé on whether or not her projects are #1 (music/movie) she cares less for #1’s because her projects are newsworthy Oscars/Grammys etc

  3. Beylover December 9, 2020

    When LEGENDS ask you to remake their classics…..Your favs can’t relate!

    • I hate blaccc n whyyyte December 9, 2020

      Beyonce is the rip off remake copycat Queen nobody steals like her

  4. Bl0wMyBu$$y 🤑 December 9, 2020

    Anybody but Camilo the cab driver

  5. nico December 9, 2020

    this year the music who make impact doesn’t need necessarily to be number one it is a straight fact..
    you guys act like beyonce all hits have been number one wich is false check up on it has been number one beyonce doesn’t even care about that song (tour medley… )
    do you have facts check if beyonce the gift impact coutries in africa …..AMERICA is not the center of the world nobody care about your number one here in EUROPE VISE VERSA…LIKE ASIA AND AFRICA and LATIN MUSIC BEYONCE IMPACT THAT CONTINENT wich is a good thing she is most popular artist in US AND THIS IS A FACT …
    Africa is developping year after year …she knows exactly what she is doing… LIKE THE STREAMING SERVICES WHO JUST START PROPOPOSE MANY NEW SERVICES THIS YEAR … you think this is coincidence lol Africa consume Africa MUSIC PERIOD AND IN10 YEARS THIS CONTINENT WILL HAVE THE MOST TEENS AROUND THE WORLD WICH IS WHY BEYONCE PLAYING CHESS and she will win … and the quality is good and impactful no matter the low sales … sometimes see bigger like she said…

    • Clarks0o0ñ December 9, 2020

      Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ attracts less than 4% of Disney+ users on debut weekend: Data

      🤣🤣🤣
      Beyonce impact my àss

      She’s not popular like the way she’s portraying her self to be. It’s all smoke and mirrors

      Twitter is not real
      Just because ur trending on Twitter everyday doesn’t mean people will buy or stream ur shìt, look at flopmani for example .

      If Kendrick Lamar or even kanye did black is king, it will be a massive hit on all platforms. Look at the black panther soundtrack for example

      • Nicky December 9, 2020

        Camicky Christmas Song #81 US ITunes

        Meg #6
        Jennifer Hudson #7

        So funny how she made fun of black women , and they’re crushing her

      • tyty December 9, 2020

        You’ve already been debunked BLK WAS the 4th most watched show on Disney+ In 2020. Stop embarrassing yourself.

  6. #TheTruth December 9, 2020

    Please no. Just no. Leave that country behind.

  7. Keith December 9, 2020

    I don’t think Beyoncé is the choice but perhaps ChloeXHalle could do something with it. Or just leave it alone, period, LOL…

  8. Pat December 9, 2020

    White audiences left her alone and black gays n women don’t buy country. You’ll get nowhere near Whitney money which is what dollys looking for again

  9. AJ December 9, 2020

    Y’all so LATE. Is it on purpose?

  10. 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) December 9, 2020

    Miley did Jolene tho but she was a messsss💅🏿💅🏿💅🏿 Ruined it as usually💁🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️

  11. nico December 9, 2020

    you sounded so limited i’m not even entertaining you … cause you only care about about hot 100 wich is fine to you and your value of music… and you acted like people don’t watch the movie after the day they take thoses receipts even me as a fan it was summer right after quarantine….. you have all the time to watch that movie it will still be there you hating ass will be stuck here to downplay the facts ….

  12. nico December 9, 2020

    yes TO YOU CLARK…

  13. XYZ December 9, 2020

    But Beyoncé doesnt sing anymore, she is a mumble rapper nowadays

  14. Dialtone December 9, 2020

    Beyoncé is played out. We’re sick of her and that pretentious God complex she has.

  15. pick me pick me December 9, 2020

    YES!!!

  16. PopsMuva December 9, 2020

    It will flop. and I will tell you why. Beyonce’s fanbase want ghetto ratchet music. Whenever she releases something other than ghetto music she flops. Look at the lion King and other releases like Black Parade. It’s like Bey’s fans have trapped her into a box of only supporting her when she’s making the music she wants. There I said It. Lady gaga can make this country song a top 10 hit on billboard and radio.

    • tyty December 9, 2020

      None of Beyoncé songs have been ghetto or ratchet so why you lying? You people just pull anything out of your ass like please tell us what ghetto ratchet music has Beyoncé ever released? You have DIL, BDAY,IM SASHA FIERCE, SELF TITLED AND LEMONADE TO PICK FROM. Have at it.

      • Keith December 10, 2020

        @tyty: Beyonce doesn’t make ratchet music but there are some hood tracks in her repertoire: 7/11, Bow Down, Feelin Myself, Partition, Yonce, ApeS…,Top Down, to name a few. Not saying I don’t listen to some of these myself but let’s not pretend that for a minute she catered to a more “hood/trap-ish”/lowest common denominator energy and people ate it up.

      • Keith December 10, 2020

        *she didn’t cater to*

  17. Okay! December 10, 2020

    It’s a yes for me!!!!
    Everyone stay humble and safe!🙏🏾💆🏽‍♀️😷😘

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