The ballad continued Rogers’ chart-topping country form and went on to win a Grammy for Country Song of the Year.
The emotional song pays tribute to fallen idols, with nods to Kenny Rogers, Whitney Houston, Tom Petty, and many more.
On 12 November 1983, one of the many hits from the mega-platinum 'Can't Slow Down' album completed its climb to the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
Patsy recorded Willie Nelson's song just two months after a car crash that nearly killed her, and one of the most famous of all country songs was born.
The rock favorites hit the UK top ten with their version of the Russ Ballard song.
Four million sales in the US alone for his self-titled debut sent a very clear message that his fans wanted Lionel solo.
Other stars covering the country hero's work included Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Michael McDonald and Jennifer Nettles.
Other artists taking part include Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Jennifer Nettles, Rascal Flatts and Michael McDonald.
His 'Islands In The Stream' duet with Dolly Parton is at No. 2, as Rogers places 12 titles on the survey.
Not even coronavirus could stop the world’s longest-running radio show from its 4,916th consecutive Saturday night broadcast.
A family representative said that Rogers "passed away peacefully at home from natural causes” at the age of 81.
uDiscover Music looks at the history of the 1960s composition by Jerry Ragovoy that continues to reverberate in pop culture.
On Friday The 13th, uDiscover presents a playlist of the 13 unluckiest singles of all time in UK chart history, whose chart supremacy was thwarted.
The vastly experienced guitarist, who played on classic country hits such as 'Stand By Your Man' and 'The Gambler,' tells his own story.
The 20-track retrospective honours a figurehead of country and pop.
The star said there is "no question" he would have loved to have shared this special day with his brothers.