Listen to the first track off the companion album to Dolly’s upcoming novel co-authored with James Patterson.

Dolly Parton kicks off 2022 by delighting fans with the release of her new song, “Big Dreams and Faded Jeans,” now available on streaming platforms worldwide, along with an animated lyric video. This is the first track from her upcoming album, “Run, Rose, Run,” a companion album to the novel of the same title, which she co-authored with James Patterson. The full album will be available everywhere on March 4, a few days prior to the novel’s release on March 7.

“Run, Rose, Run”

Dolly teamed up with the world’s bestselling author, James Patterson, to write her first-ever novel, “Run, Rose, Run.” A companion album will be released in conjunction with the book, consisting of twelve original songs by Dolly that tie into the story line. This dual release will mark the first time a #1 bestselling author and an entertainment icon who has sold well over 100 million albums worldwide have collaborated on a book and an album.

Jeni's Strawberry Pretzel Pie Ice Cream benefitting Dolly Parton's Imagination LibraryJeni’s Exclusives

To celebrate the release of Dolly’s upcoming “Run, Rose, Run” album, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams returns with a second run of the wildly popular Strawberry Pretzel Pie flavor and a Jeni’s exclusive version of the digital album with a special bonus track.

Initially released in April 2021 to tremendous success, Jeni’s limited edition Strawberry Pretzel Pie ice cream flavor was specially made for Dolly Parton, with a portion of sales benefitting Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

For more information on Jeni’s Strawberry Pretzel Pie ice cream and their exclusive version of “Run, Rose, Run,” visit

Pre-Order Now

The novel “Run, Rose, Run” will be published simultaneously in hardcover, ebook and audiobook on March, 7, 2022, and is now available for pre-order. The companion album will be released on March 4, 2022, and is now available to pre-save on popular streaming services.

Dolly Parton and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams collaborate for a sweet new treat benefitting Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library®.

A new limited-edition flavor, Strawberry Pretzel Pie, is available at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams on April 8. It's the new ice cream flavor specially made for Dolly Parton by Jeni’s. Strawberry Pretzel Pie benefits Dolly Parton's Imagination Library®, which has gifted more than 154 million books to children in five countries.

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