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Kelly Clarkson has a musical surprise for fans: She recorded a new version of Dolly Partonthe classic “9 to 5” with Dolly, recently nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

The song is featured in a new documentary titled Always working from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., which examines the landmark 1980 comedy and the impact it had on the women’s movement at that time, as well as how its message continues to resonate today as women continue to fight for equality At work.

The doc features the stars of the original film – Dolly, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dabney Coleman – more Rita Moreno from the spin-off television series 9 to 5, as good as Allison Janney, appeared in the Broadway musical based on the film. There are also interviews with activists and people associated with the women’s movement, both past and present.

The documentary’s closing song is the new version of the original “9 to 5” theme song, produced by the country music super-producer and songwriter Shane McAnally. Audiences can hear it for the first time when the film premieres at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on March 13. There will also be screenings on March 14 and 18.

ABC Audio has confirmed that the song, which was recorded in late 2021, will be released commercially in mid-2022.

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