Time Life announces Dolly Parton DVD collection | The Music Universe

Two different sets are available

For the first time ever, the greatest video highlights from Dolly Parton are available in a single collection via Time Life. From the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee to international super-stardom, Parton has spent the last 50 years singing and laughing her way into our hearts. We know her name, we know her songs, and we’ll always love her. From her early appearances in the ‘60s, through her own spectacular variety shows in the ’70s and ’80s – concerts, interviews, television appearances, blockbuster collaborations with her closest friends, and so much more are available with over 23 hours spread across 11 DVDs and 35 hours on 19 DVDs, called Dolly: The Ultimate Collection.

Fans can relive 22 star-studded episodes of Parton’s variety shows from the ’70s and ’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.

Seven episodes of The Porter Wagoner Show, where Parton got her start in Nashville; a special Christmas disc featuring A Down Home Country Christmas with Mac Davis and Burl Ives, and Bob Hope’s Jolly Christmas Show; Parton’s spectacular Live and Well concert from 2002; her unforgettable Live from London concert from 2009 plus bonus features; and rare TV appearances from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Crook & Chase.

Other highlights include the entire Song by Song: Dolly Parton series, highlighting Parton’s most iconic songs and how they came to be; Parton’s University of Tennessee Commencement Address and Imagination Library’s 100 Millionth Book: The Library of Congress Dedication Ceremony; classic duets with Parton and Porter Wagoner taped live at the Grand Ole Opry; and unforgettable Parton performances from the CMA Awards in the ’70s.

Several bonus features were created for these collections. They include 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.

Fans who order the sets also receive a free bonus DVD with the complete BBC documentary Dolly Parton: Here I Am. Fans also receive an exclusive collector’s book filled with photos, Parton in her own words, and loving tributes from famous friends, all housed inside a beautiful collector’s box.