Backwoods Barbie by Dolly Parton

In the mid-1990s, Dolly Parton and Ricky Skaggs each turned away from the contemporary country market—and each enjoyed a creative renaissance making rich, authentic bluegrass instead.

Now Dolly makes a bid for the mainstream again, and proves that her appeal still eclipses genre considerations. Even with a more commercial sound, Backwoods Barbie is buoyed by the same blend of wit and sensitivity that bolstered Dolly’s bluegrass work.

Comments

Recent Music Posts More

More News

Book passage now for star-packed cruise to the Caribbean.
Three-hour-long set for The Big Revival Tour's opening date features guests Taylor Swift, Joe Walsh and others to the stage.
“Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats” opens to the public March 27.
Honors unique to the ACM Awards will be given to an elite few during the telecast.
The song, “Guess You Had to Be There,” appears on Brian’s new album, “No Pier Pressure.”