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Dolly Parton To Release New Album Blue Smoke In The U.S. On May 13, 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton announces the release of her new album Blue Smoke which will be released by Sony Music Masterworks and Dolly Records on May 13, 2014.  Following the album release the Blue Smoke World Tour will hit select dates in the United States, England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden.

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"On this CD I think there are all of the colors of my life in all the areas of music that you've allowed me to dabble in through the years," says Dolly Parton.  "You will hear my old world mountain voice on songs like 'Banks of The Ohio' and 'If I Had Wings,' my tender side on songs like 'Miss You - Miss Me' and 'Unlikely Angel.' My country / bluegrass side of songs like 'Home,' 'Blue Smoke' and 'Don't Think Twice' and my funny tongue-in-cheek side on 'Lover du Jour.'"

TRACK LISTING:

  1. Blue Smoke    
  2. Unlikely Angel   
  3. Don't Think Twice   
  4. You Can't Make Old Friends   
  5. Home   
  6. Banks of the Ohio   
  7. Lay Your Hands on Me    
  8. Miss You-Miss Me   
  9. If I Had Wings   
  10. Lover du Jour   
  11. From Here to the Moon and Back   
  12. Try   

Dolly is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach number 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her Hall of Fame career have reportedly topped a staggering 100 million records world-wide. She has garnered 7 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year Award. Dolly was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999.  And the litany goes on.  

Dolly's career has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no signs of slowing down.  An internationally-renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Parton has contributed countless treasures to the worlds of music, film and television.  Some of her hit films have included Nine to Five, Steel Magnolias, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Rhinestone, Straight Talk, and Joyful Noise.  Parton received two Oscar® nominations – one for writing the title tune to Nine to Five and the other for Travelin' Thru from the film Transamerica.  

BLUE SMOKE WORLD TOUR DATES:

NEW ZEALAND/AUSTRALIA
Feb 11   Australia, Melbourne - Rod Laver Arena
Feb 12   Australia, Melbourne - Rod Laver Arena
Feb 13   Australia, Adelaide - Entertainment Centre
Feb 15   Australia, NSW, Hunter Valley - Hope Estate
Feb 16   Australia, Tamworth - TRECC
Feb 18   Australia, Sydney - Entertainment Centre
Feb 19   Australia, Sydney - Entertainment Centre
Feb 21   Australia, Brisbane - Entertainment Centre
Feb 22   Australia, Brisbane - Entertainment Centre
Feb 24   Australia, Cairns - Cairns Convention Center
Feb 27   Australia, Perth - Perth Arena

US
May 22  Tulsa, OK - Hard Rock Casino
May 23  Tulsa, OK - Hard Rock Casino
May 25  Cherokee, NC - Harrah's Cherokee Casino
May 27  Richmond, KY - EKU Center For The Arts -  (St. Mark's Evening Among Friends)
May 28  Knoxville, TN - University of Tennessee -  (Benefiting Dolly's Imagination Library)
May 30  Thackerville, OK - Winstar Casino
May 31  Thackerville, OK - Winstar Casino 

UK & EUROPE
Jun 8     England, Liverpool - Echo Arena
Jun 10   Northern Ireland, Belfast - Odyssey Arena
Jun 11   Ireland, Dublin - O2 Arena
Jun 12   Ireland, Cork - Live At The Marquee
Jun 14   England, Newcastle - Metro Radio Arena
Jun 15   Scotland, Aberdeen - GE Arena
Jun 17   Scotland, Glasgow - SSE Hydro Arena
Jun 18   Scotland, Glasgow - SSE Hydro Arena
Jun 20   England, Leeds - First Direct Arena
Jun 21   England, Manchester - Phones 4U Arena
Jun 22   England, Birmingham - LG Arena
Jun 24   Wales, Cardiff - Motorpoint Arena
Jun 25   Wales, Cardiff - Motorpoint Arena
Jun 27   England, London - O2 Arena
Jun 28   England, London - O2 Arena
July 2    England, Nottingham - Capital FM Arena
July 5    Germany, Cologne - LANXESS Arena
July 6    Germany, Berlin - o2 World
July 8    Denmark, Copenhagen - Forum
July 9    Norway, Oslo - Spektrum
July 11  Sweden, Stockholm - THE GLOBE 

Sony MusicMasterworks comprises the Masterworks, Sony Classical, OKeh, Portrait, Masterworks Broadway and Flying Buddha imprints. For email updates and information please visit www.SonyMasterworks.com 

For more information on Dolly Parton please visit: 
www.dollypartonentertainment.com 
Facebook: Facebook.com/DollyParton 
Twitter: Twitter.com/DollyParton 
Hashtag: #BlueSmokeWorldTour
Tumblr: OfficialDollyParton.tumblr.com 
Google+: Plus.Google.com/+DollyParton 

SOURCE Sony Music Masterworks

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