Dolly Parton Tries to ‘Bring some light’ amidst Covid-19 Pandemic
The 74-year-old singer has some good news for her vans. She recently revealed that she has uploaded a number of her classis online so people can stream them. According to her, the songs will help lighten up the mood amidst the despair going around due to coronavirus.
She tweeted that she had posted 93 classics so fans can enjoy them during these tough times. The songs are now accessible anytime, anywhere.
The singer has released six albums that had long since become unavailable online. These included ‘Halos & Horns’ (2002), ‘Live & Well’ (2004), ‘For God & Country’ (2003), ‘Those Were the Days’ (2005), ‘Little Sparrow’ (2001), and ‘Better Day’ (2011). Dolly stated that she does not wants her fans to be upset due to the respiratory illness spreading like wildfire. In the hopes to comfort them and provide an escape as the virus claims thousands of lives worldwide, she released the albums.
The 74-year-old has also previously announced that she donated a hefty sum of $1 million to the research and development for a coronavirus cure.
She revealed that one of her oldest friends, Dr. Naji Abumrad had informed her that they were making progress towards finding a cure for the disease at Vanderbilt University. Her donation was to encourage the research for a cure. Moreover, to help the process along, Dolly motivated others to make donations and help the Vanderbilt University.
According to the ‘9 to 5’ hitmaker, the coronavirus pandemic is God’s way of teaching human beings a lesson. Soon afterwards, she made the $1 million donation. She also posted a video on Instagram of her saying that she was climbing the stairway to heaven.
Dolly also admitted in the video that the coronavirus has scared the ‘hell’ out of her. She then laughed saying that she was not trying to make light of the situation. But, she then retracted saying that it is light that is going to dissolve the situation at the end of the day.
The star then proceeded to add that she believes that God has a hand in this situation. She claimed that he is trying to test mankind to teach them a lessons of love and unity. Dolly then took to comforting her fans saying that coronavirus would soon be over and that the world will be a better place.
Dolly believes that once the pandemic ends and things go back to normal, people are going to be nicer and kinder. She is highly optimistic and determined to keep her faith. She assured fans that it would all be over soon and that they should put their trust in God. She ended the video saying “God loves us.”