1983 (tie): ‘Islands in the Stream’ by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, ‘Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer to You)’ by Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers

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Number of weeks spent as #1: 2

Named the greatest country duet in history, “Islands in the Stream” paired country powerhouses Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers for a massive hit that shot to #1 on the Hot Country Adult Contemporary and Hot 100 charts. Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers only had three top hits in their history, and “Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer to You)” was the last of them.

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