Surprising attendees at a University of Tennessee football game, Dolly Parton, the popular 77-year-old singer, gave a lively pep talk from the sidelines. The event was filled with excitement, glitter, and music.
Dolly Parton’s Memorable Entry
The music icon showed up unannounced at the sports event, pitted against the University of Georgia. She was escorted onto the field by none other than retired NFL player Peyton Manning during the game's first and second quarters. Parton stood out in her sparkly orange jumpsuit adorned with silver stars, coupled with a white motorcycle jacket and orange hoop earrings.
A Song from the Heart
Adding more joy to the event, Parton performed a part of “Rocky Top”, an Osborne Brothers' song. Fans were elated by her presence and impromptu performance, including Carly Waddell from Bachelor Nation.
Highlight of the Game
Despite the University of Tennessee's loss, Parton's unexpected visit remained a memorable moment. Her appearance was also in line with her latest album release – Rockstar.
Parton’s Return Home
During a conversation with CBS Sports' sideline reporter Jenny Dell, Parton voiced her joy and honor in being back at her home ground. She also touched upon her recent inclusion in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, affirming her aspiration to live up to the honor through her latest album.
In a chat with Apple Music DJ Zane Lowe, Parton revealed that her husband, Carl Dean, had nothing but praise for her new album.