The Greatest (Kenny Rogers song)

"The Greatest"
Single by Kenny Rogers
from the album She Rides Wild Horses
Released April 17, 1999
Genre Country
Length 3:09
Label Dreamcatcher
Writer(s) Don Schlitz
Producer(s) Brent Maher, Jim McKell
Kenny Rogers singles chronology
"I'll Be There for You"
"The Greatest"
"Slow Dance More"

"The Greatest" is a song written by Don Schlitz, and recorded by American country music artist Kenny Rogers. It was released in April 1999 as the first single from the album She Rides Wild Horses. The song reached #26 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Chart performance

Chart (1999) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 10
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 26

Year-end charts

Chart (1999) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 97


  1. Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 299.
  2. "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 8397." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. July 19, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
  3. "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Kenny Rogers.
  4. "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1999". RPM. December 13, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
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