FILE – In this June 15, 2016 file photo, Dolly Parton performs in concert during her Pure & Simple Tour in Philadelphia. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
Country music superstar Dolly Parton has been a trailblazer her whole life, but when it comes to embracing modern feminism, she says you can count her out.
Parton sat down with Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad for a period of 12 hours over a 2 year time span for a podcast series that NPR has has called “Dolly Parton’s America”, which they promise will take us on a “journey into the Dollyverse.”
In Episode One, titled “Sad A** Songs”, Abumrad wonders “How can such pro-woman lyrics come from someone who despises the word feminism?”