Yes, Dolly Parton is a Swiftie — or at least, she admires Taylor Swift’s ability to captivate an audience.
“Well, Lord, who’s better than Taylor Swift?” Parton said Taste of Country Nights‘ Evan Paul, when asked which of today’s stars raises the bar on stage.
“He killed it. I’ve never seen anything like it. Yay Taylor, go!” the legend of the country goes on to say.
Parton added that she’s always willing to cheer on any young act working to raise their game on tour, even though she’s always too busy to see their shows in person.
“Honestly I have to say, I work so hard that I can’t even keep up with some young people, but I always just hope for the best. that I can make my dreams come true,” he reflected.
“Touring, you know, it’s how you make your money and it’s how you make your fame. You can make records all day, but you’ve got to go out and let people know about it. ”
From there, Parton quickly teased that she wouldn’t take her own advice if she let him go Rock star album this November. He quietly retired from full-scale touring in 2016. Furthermore, Rock star full of superstar duets — Stevie Nicks, Elton John and two Beatles are just a few of the legends who sang on the record — and bringing the all-star crew together for a tour was a logistical feat. which Parton couldn’t do.
“I’m not going to tour with this rock album. I never dreamed of trying to get it that good with a group of people together!” he added.
Now 77, Parton says she has no regrets about getting off the road, though there are some things about the touring life that she always misses.
“I miss the fans,” he admitted.
“But I do enough special shows, especially events, charity shows – I do enough of that now that I don’t miss it like I did when I first quit,” the singer said. continued to say. “But you always — there’s an energy about the fans and living on stage like that, it’s like a drug. It’s like an addiction. You get addicted to the fans and that feeling and that love. It’s like on a shot of adrenaline or something. .”
Watch Dolly Parton’s Longtime Nashville Home
Dolly Parton and Carl Dean owned this 4,795 square-foot residence in Nashville from 1980 to 1996. While it’s not the lavish mansion one might expect from one of the biggest country stars of all time time lived in, it is a beautiful house that is also one. -a one-of-a-kind piece of country music history.
Built in 1941. the house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, and the wooded, 2.4-acre property also has a detached storage building. Amenities in the stucco home also include an eat-in kitchen, carport, covered porch and patio, deck, a master bedroom with walk-in closet, a great room big enough for lots of games and entertainment and dual heating and cooling units.
See Photos of Dolly Parton, Through the Years
Dolly Parton was an amazing young woman in 1965 and little had changed except her age. Check out pictures of the country music legend through the years in this gallery.