Dolly Parton stated she hoped to reunite former Led Zeppelin members Robert Plant and Jimmy Web page for a brand new rendition of “Stairway to Heaven.”
She lined the observe on her 2002 album Halos & Horns, choosing a bluegrass-style model. However in a brand new interview with Pollstar forward of her induction into the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame, she stated she wished to ship a extra trustworthy model.
“After I acquired nominated, I assumed, ‘Why not simply go forward and do it whereas the iron’s sizzling?’” Parton stated of her plans for a rock album. “Possibly have among the greats, the legends of rock ’n’ roll sing together with me. I’m gathering all that stuff and notifying a couple of folks.”
Previously, she’s lined a spread of rock songs. “All these issues from the rock area have been my husband’s concept,” she defined. “Although he didn’t prefer it once I was going to do ‘Stairway to Heaven.’ However I’m going to redo that basically on the cash … and do it extra true to the common file. I’m attempting to see if Robert Plant may sing on it. Possibly Jimmy Web page may do the pick-up half on it. I’m wanting ahead to dragging in among the nice basic folks, women and boys, to sing on among the songs.”
Hearken to Dolly Parton’s 2002 ’Stairway to Heaven’ Cowl
Parton famous that the venture isn’t superior sufficient to supply any particulars, though she’s already written one track impressed by her Rock Corridor induction invitation, which she plans to carry out on the ceremony on Nov. 5.
“A high quality, cute little rock ‘n’ roll track,” she stated. “It’s known as ‘Rockin’: ‘You recognize I’ve been rockin’ because the day I used to be born.’ You recognize, listening to Elvis and Journey and Chuck Berry, all these nice folks. It’s a high quality little track, and it’s actual rocky, so I’ll have one thing enjoyable to play.”
Artists Who Ought to Be within the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame
Let’s pause for a second to acknowledge the numerous artists who’ve but to be acknowledged.