Dolly Parton Releases Her Whimsical Take On Christmas Classic "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"

September 16, 2020
A Holly Dolly Christmas

Dolly is sending everyone another gift from her upcoming holiday album with the early release of "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus."

Dolly Parton is shepherding in the holiday season as she releases the second track from her upcoming "A Holly Dolly Christmas" album, available everywhere on October 2nd. For her latest release, Dolly is taking on one of her childhood favorites, "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," as only she can.

"I have always loved 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus' because it’s a song I heard growing up," says Dolly. "I wanted to do something for the kids and I think it's a real cute little song. I have a child-like spirit and I love everything about Christmas!"

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"A Holly Dolly Christmas"

The song follows Dolly's first release from her holiday album, "Mary Did You Know?," which joins an
impressive series of faith-based music Parton has released throughout her career, including her recent
Christian chart-topper with Zach Williams, "There Was Jesus."

Releasing on Butterfly Records in partnership with 12Tone Music, "A Holly Dolly Christmas" is Dolly's first holiday album in 30 years and includes some of the timeless Christmas songs we all know and love, as well as a few original tracks. Five of the 12 tracks were written solely by Dolly with one additional co-write with Kent Wells. Duet partners and featured artists on the album are some of Dolly's dearest friends including Michael Bublé, Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Jimmy Fallon and Willie Nelson, plus a special song with her brother, Randy Parton.

"A Holly Dolly Christmas" is available now worldwide for digital pre-add/pre-save/pre-order, exclusive pre-order bundles, and physical pre-order.

"A Holly Dolly Christmas" Track Listing

  1. Holly Jolly Christmas - Dolly Parton
  2. Christmas Is (feat. Miley Cyrus) - Dolly Parton
  3. Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas - Dolly Parton, Michael Bublé
  4. Christmas On The Square - Dolly Parton
  5. Circle Of Love - Dolly Parton
  6. All I Want For Christmas Is You - Dolly Parton, Jimmy Fallon
  7. Comin’ Home For Christmas - Dolly Parton
  8. Christmas Where We Are (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus) - Dolly Parton
  9. Pretty Paper - Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson
  10. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Dolly Parton
  11. You Are My Christmas (feat. Randy Parton) - Dolly Parton
  12. Mary, Did You Know? - Dolly Parton

A Holly Dolly Christmas

Photo Credit: Stacie Huckeba
Courtesy of Butterfly Records, LLC

"Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics"

Recently, Dolly also announced her partnership with Chronicle Books to release "Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics." The visual memoir and annotated songbook will give an intimate look at Dolly's enduring career as a songwriter, musician, and Country legend. Fans will have access to the stories behind the lyrics in Dolly's own words with never-before-seen photographs and memorabilia, bringing them closer to her work than ever before. The Recorded Books audiobook form and CD of "Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics" will be available on November 17, 2020, and is currently available for preorder on Amazon.

"Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics" will be available on November 17th, 2020.

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