Dolly Parton Performs “Jolene” with Pink, Pat Benatar, Sheryl Crow, Rob Halford, and Annie Lennox

Dolly Parton performed a powerful version of “Jolene” at her Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction. The Queen of Country was joined by stars like Pink, Sheryl Crow, Rob Halford, Pat Benatar, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Brandi Carlile, and Simon Le Bon. The performance felt like a celebration for the country legend.

Parton began singing the opening lines, then duetted with Pink, who was thrilled to be on stage with her. Annie Lennox took the next verse, followed by Simon Le Bon, Pat Benatar, and Rob Halford. The chorus was sung together by all the stars, creating an unforgettable moment.

The performance was a hit with the crowd and 1.1 million viewers watched it on YouTube. Fans praised Dolly’s talent and spirit, commenting on how perfectly she harmonizes with anyone.

Pink inducted Dolly Parton into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on November 5, 2022, at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles. Other inductees included Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Duran Duran, Eminem, Eurythmics, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, and Judas Priest. Backed by the Zac Brown Band, Parton also performed “Rockin’ It.”

Initially, Parton planned to withdraw from the induction, feeling unworthy of the honor. However, she changed her mind and accepted it. In her speech, she said, “I’m a rock star now!” and explained her initial hesitance, expressing her honor and pride to be included.

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