Scott Stapp On Dolly Parton: ‘She’s Been Such a Positive Voice For Optimism’

Scott Stapp and his spouse Jaclyn caught up with Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs on the pink carpet on the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year Gala on Friday (Feb. eight), the place they spoke on how they've been influenced by Dolly Parton and what their favourite songs of hers are.

Parton, the night's honoree, has been "such an inspiration" for Stapp. "She's a legend," he stated. "She's a songwriter, she's an actor, she's been such a constructive voice for optimism, for positivity, a pressure for feminism, earlier than anybody else was."

He provides that she “sidestepped her magnificence” and showcased her numerous expertise, proving herself as an actor songwriter, singer and performer.

Asked to call his favourite songs of Parton's, Stapp chooses “Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That,” “Nine to Five,” and “Dumb Blonde.”

You can watch the complete video interview with Scott and Jaclyn Stapp above.

 

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