Dolly Parton’s New Album Pure & Simple Available Worldwide August 19

Dolly Parton’s New Album Pure & Simple Available Worldwide August 19


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 7, 2016)
– Today, world-renowned singer/songwriter/entertainer Dolly Parton and
Sony Music Nashville announced a joint venture and the launch of Dolly’s
new studio album, Pure & Simple, for worldwide distribution on August 19. Releasing on Dolly Records/RCA Nashville, Pure & Simple can be pre-ordered starting Friday, July 8.

“I may not be pure, but I’m as simple as they come! This new Pure & Simple
project is really special to me because I’m taking my fans back to my
roots. I feel like these songs have a pure, tender side and we didn’t go
overboard with arrangements. I’m so glad we’ve teamed up with our
friends at Sony to get this album out to the fans,” said Dolly Parton.

Remarked Doug Morris, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment, “Dolly Parton is
a national treasure and an iconic singer/songwriter. We are thrilled to
be expanding our successful relationship with her through this new
global agreement. We are very proud to call her a member of the Sony
Music family.”

Doug Morris, Dolly Parton, Danny Nozell

Left to right: Doug Morris, CEO Sony Music Entertainment; Dolly Parton; and, Danny Nozell, CEO CTK Management.

is a special reunion for Dolly, RCA Nashville and for me personally,”
commented Randy Goodman, Chairman and CEO, Sony Music Nashville. “Our
entire Sony Music Nashville team is elated.” Continues Goodman, “We have
a firm foundation of Dolly’s incredible catalog of hits on RCA
Nashville as well as Columbia Nashville.”

Dolly Parton, co-producer and songwriter on Pure & Simple, also revealed the album’s cover art and track listing today (see below).

Dolly Parton
Album title: Pure & Simple
Produced by Dolly Parton

  1. Pure and Simple
  2. Say Forever You’ll Be Mine
  3. Never Not Love You
  4. Kiss It (And Make It All Better)
  5. Can’t Be That Wrong
  6. Outside Your Door
  7. Tomorrow Is Forever
  8. I’m Sixteen
  9. Head Over High Heels
  10. Forever Love

The following is Dolly’s upcoming concert schedule.

July 19 US Cellular Center – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
July 20 Grand Casino Hinckley – Hinckley, Minn.
July 22 Denny Sanford PREMIER Center – Sioux Falls S.D.
July 23 Deadwood Mountain – Deadwood, S.D.
July 26 UCCU Center – Orem, Utah
July 27 Red Rocks Amphitheater – Denver, Colo.
July 29 Sprint Center – Kansas City, Mo.
July 30 Scottrade Center – St. Louis, Mo.
Aug. 02 Celeste Center- Columbus, Ohio
Aug. 03 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum – Fort Wayne, Ind.
Aug. 04 The Colosseum at Caesar Windsor – Windsor, ON, Canada
Aug. 06 Van Andel Arena – Grand Rapids, Mich.
Aug. 07 Ravinia Festival – Highland Park, Ill.
Aug. 09 Norton Center for the Arts – Danville, Ky.
Aug. 10 Ford Center – Evansville, Ind.
Aug. 12 BOK Center – Tulsa, Okla.
Aug. 13 Verizon Arena – Little Rock, Ark.
Sept. 09 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON, Canada
Sept. 10 Foley Fair Grounds – Seguin, ON, Canada
Sept. 12 MTS Centre – Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Sept. 13 Mosaic Place – Moose Jaw, SK, Canada
Sept. 16 Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, AB, Canada
Sept. 17 Rogers Place – Edmonton, AB, Canada
Sept. 19 Rogers Arena – Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sept. 21 ShoWare Center – Kent, Wash. SOLD OUT
Sept. 22 Northern Quest Casino – Airway Heights, Wash.
Sept. 24 Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, Calif.
Sept. 25 Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, Calif.
Sept. 27 Valley View Casino – San Diego, Calif.
Sept. 28 Vina Robles Amphitheatre – Paso Robles, Calif.
Sept. 30 Laughlin Amphitheatre – Laughlin, Nev.
Oct. 01 Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, Calif.
Oct. 02 Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, Calif.
Nov. 15 Pigeon Forge Convention Center – Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Nov. 18 North Charleston Coliseum – North Charleston S.C.
Dec. 06 Frank Erwin Center – Austin, TX
Dec. 09 Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort – Thackerville, Okla.
Dec. 10 Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort – Thackerville, Okla.

An internationally renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible
Dolly Parton has contributed countless treasures to the world of
entertainment. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections,
paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her illustrious
career have topped a staggering 100 million records worldwide. Achieving
25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, Dolly has
had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a
female artist. Dolly has garnered 7 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music
Association Awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music
Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music
Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award. Making her film debut in
the 1980 hit comedy “9 to 5,” Dolly earned rave reviews for her
performance and an Oscar nomination for writing the title tune, along
with her second and third Grammy Awards. Roles in “Steel Magnolias,”
“Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” “Rhinestone,” and “Straight Talk”
followed. Dolly saw a cherished dream become a reality in 1986 with the
opening of her own theme park, Dollywood, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In
1988, Dolly began the Dollywood Foundation which funds Dolly Parton’s
Imagination Library across America and in Canada by giving every
preschool child a book each month from the time he or she is born until
the child reaches kindergarten. Currently 60,000,000 books are mailed to
children in the US, Canada and throughout the UK. In 1999, Dolly was
inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has her own
star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2004, the U.S. Library of
Congress presented her with their Living Legend Award for her
contribution to the cultural heritage of the United States. In December
2015, more than 13 million tuned into “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many
Colors” and was the most-watched film on broadcast networks since May
2012. To learn more about this American icon, visit

Sony Music Nashville includes its three country label operations –
Arista Nashville, Columbia Nashville and RCA Nashville – and Provident
Music Group, one of the world’s leading Christian music companies.

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a
current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and
international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that
comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home
to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including
Arista Nashville, Bazmark Records, Beach Street Records, Black Butter
Records, BPG Music, Bystorm Entertainment, Columbia Nashville, Columbia
Records, Day 1, Descendant Records, Epic Records, Essential Records,
Essential Worship, Flying Buddha, Fo Yo Soul Recordings, Kemosabe
Records, Latium Entertainment, Legacy Recordings, Louder Than Life,
Masterworks, Masterworks Broadway, OKeh, Polo Ground Music, Portrait,
RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records, Relentless Records, Reunion
Records, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International,
Syco Music, Vested in Culture and Volcano. Sony Music Entertainment is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

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