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Dolly Parton feels like a rock star ahead of her Glastonbury set

General view of the Pyramid Stage, as the sun comes out at the Glastonbury Festival Matt Crossick/PA Wire

General view of the Pyramid Stage, as the sun comes out at the Glastonbury Festival Matt Crossick/PA Wire

Dolly Parton said: “I’m just a country girl and now I feel like a rock star” ahead of her much anticipated set at Glastonbury today.

The Jolene singer was speaking as she was presented with an award backstage at the festival in recognition of her having sold 100 million records worldwide.

The 68-year-old star has been the most talked about act of the festival, with excitement building ahead of her taking to the Pyramid Stage later for what has become know as the Sunday Afternoon Legend’s Slot.

Parton said she planned to play some of her more upbeat tracks from her extensive back catalogue.

“I can’t do a bunch of sad songs because everyone is drunk and high,” she added.

 

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