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Monday, December 24, 2007

Nobody Does Christmas Better than Kenny and Dolly

This album from 1984, when Kenny & Dolly worked together to bring a very Merry Christmas to their many fans. Kenny and Dolly look very merry indeed in this album cover.

Here's a little story I found about Kenny

I remember the day I first met Kenny Rogers like it was yesterday. I arrived to take Kenny from a large meeting of corporate executives to his press interviews on behalf of Dole Pineapple. I slipped in the door, intending to stay in the back until Kenny was ready to go. Kenny saw me come in, stopped the meeting with the Dole CEO and approached to shake my hand, "I'm Kenny Rogers." This was just one example of the way Kenny Rogers treated everyone with respect and made them feel that they mattered. He sent a powerful message that he valued others, from CEOs to press assistants.

Here's a clip from Kenny & Dolly singing "I'll be Home with Bells On". Merry Christmas to All you good people from Wapella from Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, and the entire staff of Dole Pineapple and


Anonymous said...

I really thought I'd had enough of this Dolly thing until I watched the video with Kenny. My she is a handsome woman and oh how that white dress compliments her...'figure'. I think our Mod has a thing for her. Of course what red blooded American boy wouldn't have a thing for that fine lady. Did Dolly and Tina ever perform together?


Anonymous said...

More importantly, Al, did Dolly and Tina ever "get" together....

(Possibly pushing the boundaries of good taste there, but I firmly believe that's a PG-13 comment.)

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