Greatest Hits (1988 Kenny Rogers album)

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Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits 1988.jpg
Greatest hits album by Kenny Rogers
Released 1988
Recorded 1983-87
Genre Country
Length 39:05
Label RCA Records
Kenny Rogers chronology
I Prefer the Moonlight
(1987)I Prefer the Moonlight1987
Greatest Hits
Something Inside So Strong
(1989)Something Inside So Strong1989

Greatest Hits is a 1988 compilation album by Kenny Rogers.

All of the tracks on the album were selected from his various recordings on the RCA Records label between 1983-87. There is one track that was not originally a single called "She's Ready for Someone to Love Her", which makes fully half of this greatest hits track list identical to the most recent 1987 album I Prefer the Moonlight.

One single that is notably missing is "Tomb of the Unknown Love" from 1985's The Heart of the Matter. The song was a #1 single in both the US and Canada. Also missing is Rogers' 1986 single "The Pride is Back" which made #30 on the US Billboard AC chart, it had not yet been released on any album. "I Don't Call Him Daddy" was released as a single in support of this album, but with little promotion it peaked at #86 on the country chart.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Islands in the Stream" (with Dolly Parton) Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb Eyes That See in the Dark (1983) 4:08
2. "Crazy" Richard Marx, Kenny Rogers What About Me? (1984) 3:40
3. "Buried Treasure" Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb Eyes That See in the Dark (1983) 4:08
4. "Twenty Years Ago" Wood Newton, Michael Noble, Michael Spriggs, Dan Tyler They Don't Make Them Like They Used To (1986) 3:44
5. "I Don't Call Him Daddy" Reed Nielsen I Prefer the Moonlight (1987) 4:06
6. "I Prefer the Moonlight" Gary Chapman, Mark Wright I Prefer the Moonlight (1987) 5:07
7. "The Factory" Bud McGuire I Prefer the Moonlight (1987) 3:18
8. "She's Ready for Someone to Love Her" Charlie Black, Jerry Gillespie, Tommy Rocco I Prefer the Moonlight (1987) 2:52
9. "Make No Mistake, She's Mine" (with Ronnie Milsap) Kim Carnes I Prefer the Moonlight (1987) 3:54
10. "Morning Desire" Dave Loggins The Heart of the Matter (1985) 4:08

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 66