Is it too soon to begin anticipating Christmas?
Some may say as much, however Dolly Parton is now in a yuletide mood and trusting that others will join her subsequent to tuning in to her recently delivered form of “Mary, Did You Know?”
The song, which was composed by Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene, was first recorded by Michael English on his self-named debut solo collection in 1991.
What’s more, throughout the long term, there have been numerous authentic adaptations of the tune, conveyed by Jordan Smith, Pentatonix, Cee Lo Green, Clay Aiken and Kenny Rogers in a two part harmony with Wynonna Judd, among others.
However, Parton’s version stays strong with the most elite — and it certainly can assist you with getting in Christmas temperament, despite the fact that Dec. 25 is still months away.
“‘Mary, Did You Know?’ is one of the greatest, sweetest, well-written songs that I’ve ever had the chance to sing on,” Parton says. “When I was recording it, I got very emotional. It is to me what Christmas is about and I’m proud to be able to sing it for my upcoming album.”
You can tune in to the song on all the typical streaming sites and on YouTube.
“Mary, Did You Know?” is the lead single from the forthcoming delivery “A Holly Dolly Christmas,” the blue grass music legend’s first occasion collection in quite a while. The collection, which highlights Parton working together with Michael Bublé, Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Jimmy Fallon, Willie Nelson and sibling Randy Parton, is expected out Oct. 2. Pre-request the collection.