Paul McCartney to Appear on Dolly Parton's 'Rock' Album

The McCartney Family meets Dolly Parton and Porter Wagner back in the 1970s

Via Variety:

On Tuesday, the country icon appeared on an episode of “The View” and discussed the highly anticipated project, telling co-host Joy Behar: “If I’m going to be in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, I better do something to earn it. So I’m doing a rock ‘n’ roll album and I’m having a lot of the rock stars that I met that night be on the album with me.”

Parton said she and McCartney are singing a song together and additionally revealed that her song with Nicks had been finished the night prior. Parton had previously said that the record, titled “Rock Star,” would be set to come out some time this year, although no official release date has been confirmed. 

...In a December appearance for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” Parton said the album is “going to have a lot of great, iconic songs like [Prince’s] ‘Purple Rain,’ [the Rolling Stones’] ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,’ [Led Zeppelin’s] ‘Stairway to Heaven’ [and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s] ‘Free Bird.'”