The four-disc box set called the Acoustic Collection: 1999-2002 assembles the three albums Dolly Parton cut for the independent Sugar Hill label, and a hodgepodge bonus DVD. The albums – The Grass Is Blue, Little Sparrow, Halos & Horns – were all critically acclaimed as they signified a return by Parton to her bluegrass and backwoods country roots. That said, there are cover versions here of many songs, including one of Led Zeppelin's infamous, ubiquitous hit, "Stairway to Heaven." The enclosed DVD features five new song mixes for "Seven Bridges Road," "Travelin' Prayer," "Train, Train," "Shine," and "I'm Gone." There are two non-Parton performances recorded at the Dolly Parton Tribute by Kasey Chambers and Sinéad O'Connor, three videos for songs from this collection, and a duet performance between Parton and Norah Jones singing "The Grass Is Blue."
This 3CD set collects the greatest music from the Queen of Country, Dolly Parton - from her early days supporting "The Thin Man from the West Plains" Porter Wagoner, through her transition to solo country act, to her final status as the global superstar we all know and love. Beneath the bubbly blonde entertainer is the incredible song-writing talent that has written some of the most memorable songs in the history of country music. Tracks include "I Will Always Love You", "Jolene", "9 to 5", "Love Is Like A Butterfly", "Coat of Many Colors"… the hits just keep on comin'.