Dolly Parton Kicks Off Fourth Season of Mr. Nashville TalksHost Larry Ferguson Welcomes Iconic Celebrity to Popular Talk Show
February 23, 2022 – Global superstar Dolly Parton will be the special guest on the premiere episode of Mr. Nashville Talks season four, releasing today. – Global superstar Dolly Parton will be the special guest on the premiere episode of Mr. Nashville Talks season four, releasing today.
The show is hosted by Larry Ferguson, a veteran manager, producer, and music city insider.
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“I fell in love with Dolly Parton when I was three years old, and her music has been like a friend to me, guiding me through every emotional experience of my life,” says Ferguson. “Dolly has been good to me during my most challenging times. Her kindness will always take a huge place in my heart. Her beauty radiates from her soul and shines through her flawless porcelain skin. It means the world to me that she said yes when I asked her to come on the show. She’s the friend you want in your corner!”
Parton sat down for a 30-minute interview discussing her new book, Run Rose Run, written with James Patterson along with the companion album of the same name, based on the characters in the book. The book and cd release on March 7, 2022. Parton discusses the possibility of a film based on the novel, what the future looks like with Netflix following her Emmy win for Christmas on the Square, the state of the Broadway musical based on her life story, her potential biopic, and who she’d love to see portray her former duet partner, Porter Wagoner.
Parton and Ferguson also discuss her appearance on the upcoming tribute album Touch Through Me: The Songs of Dottie Rambo. Rambo was a dear friend to Dolly and managed by Ferguson. Parton lends her voice to Rambo’s “Come Spring” and is joined by Pam Tillis on harmony. The album is currently in distribution negotiations for a 2022 release from Homesick Entertainment and Ferguson Music. Dottie Rambo was tragically killed on May 11, 2008, in a tour bus crash while on tour with Ferguson and four others. The star-studded tribute features 18 songs and artists from various genres of never-released tracks, including the late Little Richard’s final recording before his passing.
Mr. Nashville Talks with Dolly Parton premieres on the Mr. Nashville Talks YouTube channel today, followed by syndication including family streaming network ETV and All Nations TV, which airs the show four times a week.
Mr. Nashville Talks began five years ago and has featured celebrities like Academy Award-winner Mo’Nique, Tony Award-winner Lily Tomlin, Emmy Award winner Leslie Jordan, Louise Mandrell, Emmy Award-winner Sherri Shepherd, American Idol alum Diana Degarmo, Freda Payne, Marla Gibbs, Grammy Award-winner Patti Labelle and more.
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