Academy Award nominees Dolly Parton and Kathleen "Bird" York will perform at the 78th Academy Awards, telecast producer Gil Cates announced today.
Grammy Award-winning artist Parton will perform her nominated original song, "Travelin' Thru" from Transamerica (music and lyric by Dolly Parton).
York will perform "In the Deep," from the film Crash, for which she is nominated for writing the music and lyric. (Her co-composer Michael Becker also is nominated for the music.) York's debut CD on EMI "Wicked Little High," which features "In the Deep," will be released February 21.