The Bee Gees wrote this great song and wanted Dolly and Kenny to sing it and it was a big hit in country and pop music
“Islands in the Stream” is a song written by the Bee Gees whose title is named after the Ernest Hemingway novel and sung by American country music
artists LEGENDS Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. It was released in August 1983 as the first single from Rogers’ album Eyes That See in the Dark and the second pop number-one for both Rogers and Parton.
The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, as well as Country and Adult Contemporary charts. It has also been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for selling over two million physical copies in the US.