Love or Something Like It (song)

"Love or Something Like It"
Single by Kenny Rogers
from the album Love or Something Like It
Released May 29, 1978
Genre Country
Length 2:51
Label United Artists
Writer(s) Kenny Rogers
Steve Glassmeyer
Producer(s) Larry Butler
Kenny Rogers singles chronology
"Every Time Two Fools Collide"
"Love or Something Like It"
"Anyone Who Isn't Me Tonight"

"Love or Something Like It" is a song co-written and performed by American country music artist Kenny Rogers. It was released in May 1978 as the first single and title track from the album Love or Something Like It. The song was written by Rogers and Steven Glassmeyer (a member of Rogers's backing band) and was Kenny Rogers' third number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of ten weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance

Chart (1978) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening charts[3] 12
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 32
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 36
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 3

Cover versions


  1. Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 298.
  2. "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Kenny Rogers.
  3. Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 207.
  4. "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Kenny Rogers.
Preceded by
"Only One Love in My Life"
by Ronnie Milsap
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

August 5, 1978
Succeeded by
"You Don't Love Me Anymore"
by Eddie Rabbitt
Preceded by
by Bob Murphy & Big Buffalo
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 19, 1978
Succeeded by
"Only One Love in My Life"
by Ronnie Milsap
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