“Hey everybody! I’m back sellin’ something else,” quipped an upbeat Dolly
Parton as she greeted the swarm of reporters packed tightly inside her Dolly Records studio near downtown Nashville. Friday
morning’s (Aug. 10) invitation-only event celebrated the success of her latest album offered exclusively at Cracker Barrel
stores — marking the first time one of the restaurant’s music releases has been certified gold for 500,000 copies sold.
guests with breakfast biscuits, hash browns and orange juice, Parton teased the crowd with why she was running a few minutes
behind to her own party.
“I was a little late getting here because I had breakfast over there [Cracker Barrel] …
and I’ve got to run back because I’m going to have lunch,” she laughed.
Dressed in her characteristic body-hugging,
sparkly jacket with complementary cobalt blue capris, Parton donned her usual sky-high stilettos and big hair as she