Dolly Parton will
lead this years Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with a
performance of a new single, "Better Get to Livin'."
Get to Livin' " is the first single from the
iconic singer-songwriter's upcoming
Backwoods Barbie, her first mainstream
country album in over 17 years, due out February 5 on
her new label, Dolly Records. "I've always
dreamed of doing the Macy's parade," she
says. "I guess I don't get to watch it this
year, though. I'll have to tape it!"
Thanksgiving Day the just completed video for "Better
Get to Livin' " will have its world
premiere on CMT (Country Music Television). In
addition, Parton's interview with CMT's Top 20
Countdown will air throughout the weekend, beginning at
In touring news,
Parton is planning major concert treks in the U.S.
beginning in February, then hitting Europe in the summer and
a return to the States, with dates expected into
December 2008. (The Advocate)