There's no one Kenny Rogers is identified with more than Dolly Parton. The two have collaborated six times throughout their careers, most notably on the 1983 crossover smash "Islands in the Stream."

"We can go years without seeing each other, and when one of us walks in the room, it's like we saw each other yesterday," Rogers says of Parton. Now the two have teamed once more, for the title cut to Rogers' new album, "You Can't Make Old Friends," due Oct. 8 on Warner Bros.

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