Hope you go buy my new Holly Dolly record ‘cause I’ve always wanted to do a little song called ‘Holly Dolly.’ So I did! She did perform, however, from a magical, socially distanced nether-space and beamed it in to this year’s broadcast. Related

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Tags: And I hope you’re going to enjoy it for the holidays.” The woman gave us a coronavirus vaccine; buying her album is the least we can do. The best part of the Macy’s #ThanksgivingDayParade wasn’t even from NYC and I appreciate she wouldn’t risk it! It is somewhat awkward to see a Cracker Barrel outside of its natural habitat (off an interstate highway in a parking lot full of F150s) but the point of the segment is Dolly’s beautiful trill and the lovely Christmas ponchos and vests — presumably from the Cracker Barrel gift shop, sold next to a garden gnome holding a sign that says “Jesus Loves Florida State Football” — worn by her backup singers. The mastermind behind Christmas on the Square sang “Holly Jolly Christmas” in a Christmas tree-filled studio, in front of a Thomas Kinkade-ish backdrop of a Cracker Barrel restaurant in the middle of a snowy forest. You got your shoppin’ done? Thank you @DollyParton for brightening this Thanksgiving day morning!🦃🎄🎶 pic.twitter.com/1Hv354sFU9— Ana Sofía (@anasof) November 26, 2020

For the sake of the nation’s health, literal angel Dolly Parton did not fly to New York and board a float in the cold and the rain for this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. In the middle of Parton’s rendition, she gives us some banter, plugging her Christmas album: “You know, Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season. Christmas is just around the corner.