“Jolene” is a classic Dolly Parton song that’s been covered by everyone from Patti Smith to Miley Cyrus. And no wonder: it’s one of her most powerful recordings. But then someone was struck by the inspiration to listen to Parton’s “Jolene” 45 at 33 rpm. The result is a revelation — a performance that’s even more haunting and hypnotic than the original. Take a listen.
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