Zach Williams will be joining Dolly Parton on Mountain Magic Christmas, an upcoming NBC musical film that will feature an array of special guests. Other artists that will joining Parton in this TV movie are Willie nelson, Miley Cyrus and Jimmie Allen. In addition to the musical acts appearing onscreen for Mountain Magic Christmas, Dolly is starring alongside actors Tom Everett Scott, Ana Gasteyer and Angel Parker, plus more actors to be announced at a later date.
The film is a story within a story of sorts, with a plot that follows Parton - the character - as she gears up for a network TV special. As she attempts to mount a special convincing a jaded public to tap into the magic of Christmas, she takes a journey through her past, encountering three Wise Mountain Men and learning the meaning of Christmas in the Smoky Mountains.
Parton announced the Ultimate Deluxe version of A Holly Dolly Christmas, featuring several new tracks, including "A Smoky Mountain Christmas." A Holly Dolly Christmas: Ultimate Deluxe Edition will be available on October 14, 2022, on CD ($18.98) and 2-LP white vinyl ($34.98), with pre-orders available now.
"A Smoky Mountain Christmas," was originally featured in Dolly's 1986 holiday film of the same name. The new collection includes two other songs from the movie, "(I'd Like To Spend) Christmas With Santa" and "Wrapped Up In You."
A Holly Dolly Christmas debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums when it was originally released in October 2020. On several songs, Dolly is joined by guest performers, including Michael Bublé, Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Jimmy Fallon, Willie Nelson, and her late brother, Randy. The album produced four singles - "Christmas On The Square," "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," "Mary, Did You Know?" and the top 10 AC hit "Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas" with Bublé.
"Three Candles" and "The Wish Book" - originally released as digital only bonus tracks - will make their CD and LP debuts on the Ultimate Deluxe Edition. The new collection also features the digital debut for "Something Bigger Than Me" and "Silent Night," songs that Dolly contributed to the 1997 animated holiday film, "Anabelle's Wish." The final bonus track on the Ultimate Deluxe Edition is "Baby It's Cold Outside," Dolly's top 5 AC duet with Rod Stewart, from his Grammy® Award-winning 2004 album, "Stardust...the Great American Songbook, Volume III."
"A Holly Dolly Christmas: Ultimate Deluxe Edition" CD Track Listing:
1. "Holly Jolly Christmas"
2. "Christmas Is" - featuring Miley Cyrus
3. "Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas" - Dolly Parton & Michael Bublé
4. "Christmas On The Square"
5. "Circle of Love"
6. "All I Want For Christmas Is You" - featuring Jimmy Fallon
7. "Comin' Home For Christmas"
8. "Christmas Where We Are" - featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
9. "Pretty Paper" - featuring Willie Nelson
10. "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
11. "You Are My Christmas" - featuring Randy Parton
12. "Mary, Did You Know"
13. "Three Candles"*
14. "The Wish Book"*
15. "Baby It's Cold Outside" - Duet with Rod Stewart
16. "A Smoky Mountain Christmas" #
17. "(I'd Like To Spend) Christmas With Santa" #
18. "Wrapped Up In You" #
19. "Something Bigger Than Me" +
20. "Silent Night" +
* Previously Unreleased on CD & Vinyl
# Previously Unreleased
+ Previously Unreleased Digitally