FOR THE THIRD TIME TOGETHER
AT THIS YEAR’S GRAMMY AWARDS
“You Can’t Make Old Friends” Nominated
For Best Country Duo/Group Performance
NASHVILLE, Tenn (December 9, 2013) – Is the third time a charm for Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton?
Kenny & Dolly received their third joint Grammy nomination on
Friday night, December 6th for “You Can’t Make Old Friends” for Best
Country Duo/Group Performance. The song is featured on Rogers’ latest
Warner Bros. album of the same name.
The nomination is the third for Kenny & Dolly as a duo. They
were previously nominated for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or
Group in 1984 for “Islands In The Stream,” and then again in 1986 for
Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for “Real Love.”
Kenny Rogers, the newest member of the Country Music
Hall of Fame, and recent recipient of the Willie Nelson Lifetime
Achievement Award at this year’s CMA Awards had this to say about the
nomination: “I’m excited and very flattered about this opportunity and
am convinced I should work with Dolly more often if we’re getting these
kinds of results,” remarked Rogers.
Country Music Hall of Fame member Dolly Parton added,
“I was so excited and proud to hear that the Grammys have nominated
Kenny and I for Best Country Duo/Group Performance on ‘You Can’t Make
Old Friends.’ I am also very proud to hear that ‘Jolene’ made the
Grammy’s Hall of Fame. Thank you everyone!”
“You Can’t Make Old Friends” and the 30-year friendship between the two Grammy Award winners is showcased in Kenny & Dolly: An Intimate Conversation,
which premieres tonight (Monday, December 9) at 9:00 p.m./ET on Great
American Country. In a relaxed setting, the two stars chat about
memories they’ve shared over the years and the chemistry they share that
has led to one of the most enduring partnerships in popular music.