is the first solo studio Love Lifted Me album by Kenny Rogers for United Artists Records, released in 1976. This is Rogers' first solo effort following the break-up of The First Edition earlier that year.
The album was a minor success, reaching #28 on the Country charts.
Three singles were released from the album including the title track (released as a single in 1975), which hit #19 on the U.S. Country charts and crossed to the U.S. Hot 100 by ranking #97. The second single, "Homemade Love", didn't rank on the charts, but the final single, "While The Feeling's Good" hit #46 on the U.S. Country charts.
Track listing [ edit ]
1. "Love Lifted Me" James Rowe, Howard E. Smith, arranged and adapted by Kenny Rogers 3:48 2. " Abraham, Martin & John"/" Precious Memories" (medley) Dick Holler 4:17 3. "I Would Like To See You Again" Charlie Craig, Larry T. Atwood 3:08 4. "Runaway Girl" George Richey, Larry Butler 2:48 5. "The World Needs a Melody" John Thomas Slate, Larry Henley, Red Lane 3:30 6. "You Gotta Be Tired" Ed Bruce, Larry Butler 2:55 7. "Home-Made Love" Richard Mainegra 2:29 8. "While The Feeling's Good" Roger Bowling, Freddie Hart 4:03 9. "Heavenly Sunshine" George Richey, Glenn Sutton 2:45 10. "There's an Old Man in Our Town" Kenny Rogers 3:35
Personnel [ edit ]
Kenny Rogers – lead vocals
Billy Sanford, Dale Sellers, Fred Carter, Jack Eubanks, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Capps, Jim Colvard, Kelso Herston, Pete Wade – guitar
Pete Drake – steel guitar
Tommy Allsup - six-string bass guitar
Bob Moore – upright bass
George Richey, Hargus "Pig" Robbins – piano
Buddy Harman, Jerry Carrigan, Kenny Malone – drums Carol Montgomery,
The Jordanaires – background vocals
Bill Justis – string arrangements Billy Sherrill, Rick Horton – engineer
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