Dolly Parton Just make us all ashamed of her game day outfit.
Barton, 77, made a surprise appearance at the University of Tennessee’s football game on Saturday, November 18, in Knoxville against the University of Georgia. She took to the field to give an impassioned speech to the orange and white crowd.
The legendary singer chose a bright orange jumpsuit with silver stars hanging down her side, which she coordinated with her white motorcycle jacket. Its appearance perfectly matches the volunteer team’s colors and name Rock star The album was completed with a pair of orange earrings.
Barton took the field at Neyland Stadium between the first and second quarters of the football game, accompanied by the retired NFL star Peyton Manning. After dropping her words of wisdom, she sang a portion of Brothers Osbourne’s “Rocky Top.”
Many fans, including Bachelor Nation Carly Waddellthey were shocked and thrilled by Barton’s appearance.
“Dolly freakin’ Parton,” Waddell, 38, wrote via Instagram Story on Sunday, November 19, as she shared zoomed-in shots from where she was in the stands. “I’ve never seen Dolly in person and you all know I love her. So this was pretty cool. Well even.” [Tennessee] Lost.”
The Vols lost to the Georgia Bulldogs 38-10, but Barton’s appearance — coinciding with her release Rock star The album, which was released on Friday, November 17, remained special to everyone.
“Well, it was great, but I couldn’t hear because my voice cut out and the stadium was very loud, but I was very honored to be here,” Barton told a CBS Sports reporter. Jenny Dale on saturday. “They put me in the amazing Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and I thought I had to do something to earn it.”
“It’s always so nice to come home,” added Barton, who is from Tennessee.
Barton LP Rock star, Where she recorded covers of many distinctive tunes, It was marked by its shift from country music to rock music. She was inspired to release the album after she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year.
“There’s more people out there who spent their whole lives in rock ‘n’ roll that I felt deserved it more than I did,” Parton said on Friday’s episode of Apple Music 1. “I thought, ‘Well, I didn’t understand all the reasons they gave you, but I still said, if you want to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, you have to deserve it,’ which is what motivated me to go ahead and do a rock ‘n’ roll album. “
She continued, “I think this is some of my best work, but timing is everything. I talked a lot about doing it, but at my age, chances are I wouldn’t have done it. When they wanted to induct me into the Hall of Fame, I didn’t want to go. They inducted me.” Anyway, so I’m like my father, I don’t want anything I can’t earn. And then I thought, ‘Well, it’s now or never.’
Parton has also been unveiled as an Apple Music DJ Zane Lowe That her husband has been married for 50 years Carl DeanI turned over Rock star.
“I played him the whole album and he said, which to me was the greatest compliment in the world, he said, ‘You know, it’s pretty good.’ “That would be like everyone else saying: ‘Oh, that’s the best thing I’ve ever heard.’ That’s pretty cool. But for Carl to really say: ‘You know, this is pretty good.’”