Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Islands In The Stream (Live Video and Lyrics)

Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Islands In The Stream

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Enjoy watching the Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers "Islands In The Stream" live performance as CMT ranked this song the #1 Country Music duet of all time ....

The Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Islands In The Stream duet was released in August 1983 as the first single from Rogers’s album “Eyes That See in the Dark”.  The song was named after the Ernest Hemingway novel and was originally written for Diana Ross in an R&B style.  This classic song was later changed for the Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton duet version.

The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, giving both Rogers and Parton their second pop number-one hit.  Kenny’s “Lady” song topped the pop chart in 1980 and Parton’s “9 to 5” topped the pop chart in 1981.  This song also reached #1 on the Country Music chart.

In 2005 CMT crowned “Islands In The Stream” the Number 1 duet of all time. During the live concert, the iconic pairing of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers took the stage together for the first time in 15 years.  Watch their live performance and see the written lyrics below.

Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Islands In The Stream Live Video

This iconic song was written by the Bee Gees.

Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Islands In The Stream Lyrics

Baby, when I met you there was peace unknown
I set out to get you with a fine tooth comb
I was soft inside
There was something going on
You do something to me that I can’t explain
Hold me closer and I feel no pain
Every beat of my heart
We got something going on
Tender love is blind
It requires a dedication
All this love we feel needs no conversation
We ride it together, ah ha
Making love with each other, ah ha
Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between
How can we be wrong?
Sail away with me
To another world
And we rely on each other, ah ha
From one lover to another, ah ha
I can’t live without you if the love was gone
Everything is nothing if you got no one
And you did walk in the night
Slowly losing sight of the real thing
But that won’t happen to us and we got no doubt
Too deep in love and we got no way out
And the message is clear
This could be the year for the real thing
No more will you cry
Baby, I will hurt you never
We start and end as one
In love forever
We can ride it together, ah ha
Making love with each other, ah ha
Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between
How can we be wrong?
Sail away with me
To another world
And we rely on each other, ah ha
From one lover to another, ah ha
Sail away
Oh, come sail away with me
Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between
How can we be wrong?
Sail away with me
To another world
And we rely on each other, ah ha
From one lover to another, ah ha
Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between
How can we be wrong?
Sail away with me
To another world
And we rely on each other, ah ha
From one lover to another, ah ha
Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one in between

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