Backwoods Barbie is the 40th studio collection by Dolly Parton, her first standard blue grass collection in almost 10 years. It was discharged on February 26, 2008, and is the first business discharge on Parton’s own Dolly Records engrave.

The collection contains nine Parton firsts.

“Better Get to Livin'” was the lead off single from the collection, discharged to nation radio in September 2007. It crested at No. 48 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs graph. Parton performed the tune on the season debut of Dancing with the Stars at the end of September and again at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade A music feature was discharged, utilizing the gifts of comedienne and humorist Amy Sedaris.

It reveled in moderate accomplishment on CMT’s week after week commencements.

The second single was “Jesus & Gravity”, which additionally outlined. Parton performed the tune live on a scene of the seventh season of American Idol. The week was a tribute to her act as an artist and musician. It yielded yet an alternate feature, controlled by Steven “Flip” Lippman. He had awhile ago controlled the feature for “Better Get to Livin'”.

“Shinola” was discharged as the third single yet neglected to outline. A music feature was discharged containing footage from Parton’s sold out engagements at London’s O2 Arena and Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on her 2008 Backwoods Barbie Tour. The feature was a win on CMT’s computerized link channel, Pure Country, cresting at number one.

Fourth single “Makes Me Crazy” was discharged singularly to Adult Contemporary stations.

The title track, and fourth nation single (fifth generally), was utilized as a part of the score for the “9 to 5” musical that had its reality debut at the Center Theater Group/ Ahmanson Theater in September, 2008 and is situated for a Broadway run in 2009. A feature was as of late discharged, coordinated by acclaimed music feature executive Trey Fanjoy.

It exchanges between Parton in her Tennessee Mountain Home, (shot at the Disney Ranch in California) and in the city of Hollywood Boulevard, being joined by different road entertainers. The feature appeared at No. 17 on CMT’s Top Twenty Countdown in April 2009. The feature was likewise positioned No. 40 on GAC’s Top 50 Videos of the Year.

The collection incorporates spreads of the Smokey Robinson fantastic “The Tracks of My Tears” and “She Drives Me Crazy” by the Fine Young Cannibals.

It topped on the Billboard Country Albums outline at No. 2 furthermore arrived at No. 17 on the primary Billboard collection diagram. It was Parton’s most noteworthy ever make a big appearance on the recent outline; it sold around 27,000 duplicates in its first week.

Parton visited broadly amid much of 2008 to push the collection on the Backwoods Barbie Tour visiting the United States, Canada and Europe.

A few retailers offered exceptional versions of the CD with reward live tracks recorded on her 2006–2007 European Tour. In March 2009, Cracker Barrel discharged a selective Collector’s Edition of the collection with three extra at one time unreleased tracks picked by Parton from her far reaching index. This reissue brought on the collection to re-enter the Billboard Country Albums outline at No. 9, the Billboard Albums Chart at No. 40, and the Billboard Independent Albums Chart at3.