American Idol Rolls Out Dolly Parton’s Songs

This season’s American Idol finalists were mentored by Dolly Parton on Tuesday night (April 1), with Parton returning to the show on Wednesday night to perform. Songs covered include “Jolene” (by Brooke White), “Little Sparrow” (David Cook), “Do I Ever Cross Your Mind” (Ramiele Mulabay), “Travelin’ Thru” (Jason Castro), “Here You Come Again” (Carly Smithson), “Smoky Mountain Memories” (David Archuleta), “Coat of Many Colors” (Kristy Lee Cook), “I Will Always Love You” (Syesha Mercado) and “It’s All Wrong, But It’s All Right” (Michael Johns). Parton is one of several mentors slated to appear this season, along with Mariah Carey, Neil Diamond and Andrew Lloyd Webber.