Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Music star, Dolly Parton marks Covid-19 vaccination with Jolene rewrite

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American country music star, Dolly Parton has been given a Covid-19 vaccine dose and has urged others to follow her example in a rewritten version of one of her hit songs, Jolene.

Parton sang an adapted version of Jolene before receiving the shot at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee

She was injected with a vaccine developed by Moderna, and Parton was credited with helping fund the Moderna vaccine after donating $1m (£716,000) to Vanderbilt University Medical Centre.