Dolly Parton Responds to Chapel Hart’s Song Inspired by ‘Jolene’

Chapel Hart, a band that won the Golden Buzzer on Tuesday’s episode of “America’s Got Talent,” got a sweet shoutout from Dolly Parton after performing an original song based on Parton’s hit “Jolene.”

“What a fun new version of my song, @ChapelHartBand!” parton wrote on Twitteralongside a clip of Chapel Hart’s incredible performance.

Parton also joked about the story behind the lyrics to “Jolene” and even mentioned her husband, Carl Dean, writing, “Carl’s birthday is today so I think I’ll hang on to him. , and I am not informing Jolene that today is her birthday.”

Parton released “Jolene” in 1974, and in the song she pleads with a beautiful woman named Jolene and asks her not to take her man.

In response to the heartbreaking tune, Chapel Hart decided to release her own song, “You Can Have Him Jolene,” which is a more modern take on the original hit.

In the threesome’s version, their lover is already with Jolene, and they tell the mystery woman that it’s okay if she has him because he’s no longer their problem.

The group consists of sisters Danica Hart and Devyn Hart and their cousin Trea Swindle.  (NBC)

The group consists of sisters Danica Hart and Devyn Hart and their cousin Trea Swindle. (NBC)

“Oh Jolene, you can have him because he doesn’t mean much to me,” Chapel Hart sings. “Well I cried so much, two rivers turned into seas / Oh Jolene, when you think he’s in love he’ll surely leave / Like he made me / You can have it, Jolene.”

“AGT” judges Simon Cowell, Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel and host Terry Crews were so impressed with Chapel Hart’s performance that they listened to the audience sing along and sounded the Golden Buzzer for the girl group , which means they are automatically up to the live performance round.

Chapel Hart celebrates after their performance on

Chapel Hart celebrates after their performance on

The Mississippi trio, who informed Cowell that they were aiming for “world domination” with their music, immediately burst into tears.

They also told Cowell that they didn’t have much success in the music industry because of their looks.

“You just kicked down that door, and you might just kicked down the door with this performance, trust me,” Cowell said.

“I love this song. I love the energy. I love the look,” Mandel added. “You say country music isn’t like you, it’s your whim because you’re gonna be the original.”

Country music legend Loretta Lynn also shared a clip of Chapel Hart’s performance on her Facebook page and asked the band if they could make an original song based on one of hers.

“Love it ladies,” the “You Ain’t Woman Enough” singer wrote. “Now I wonder what you could do with one of my songs! »

Chapel Hart responded on her Instagram page, writing, “@dollyparton and @lorettalynnofficial ON THE SAME DAY?!?!? WHAT IS LIFE?!?!? 🤯🤯🤯.”

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