Love Will Turn You Around (song)
|"Love Will Turn You Around"|
|Single by Kenny Rogers|
|from the album Love Will Turn You Around|
|B-side||"I Want a Son"|
|Released||June 28, 1982|
|Format||7" (45 rpm)|
|Songwriter(s)||Kenny Rogers, David Malloy, Thom Schuyler, Even Stevens|
|Producer(s)||Kenny Rogers, David Malloy|
|Kenny Rogers singles chronology|
"Love Will Turn You Around" is a song performed and co-written by American country music singer Kenny Rogers. It was released in June 1982 as the first single and title track from Rogers' album of the same name. It is also the theme song to Rogers' 1982 film Six Pack. Rogers wrote the song with Thom Schuyler, David Malloy and Even Stevens.
The song was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance. On the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, the song reached number thirteen, while reaching number one on both the country and adult contemporary charts.
Kip Kirby, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Rogers "creates a sound similar to his First Edition work, with high-strung acoustic guitars backing a quick, unstrained vocal." He goes on to say that the song is notable for its "sharp metaphors on human relationships."
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||13|
|US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)||1|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||12|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary||1|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications)
- Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)
- Billboard, June 26, 1982
- "Kenny Rogers Chart History (Hot Country Songs)" Billboard.
- "Kenny Rogers Chart History (Hot 100)" Billboard.
- "Kenny Rogers Chart History (Adult Contemporary)" Billboard.
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