1986 Kenny Rogers – They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To

‘They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To (also referred to as They Don’t Make ‘Em…) is the fifteenth studio album by country superstar Kenny Rogers.

The album’s title cut was used as the theme tune to the box office hit movie Tough Guys. The song “You’re My Love” was written by Prince under the pseudonym “Joey Coco” and features El DeBarge on backing vocals.

Tracks

1  This Love We Share (Jay Graydon, David Malloy) 4:32
2  If I Could Hold on to Love (Randy Goodrum, Steve Lukather) 4:16
3  You’re my love (Joey Coco) 4:09
4  Time for love (Anthony LaPeau, Randy Stern) 3:24
5  They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To (Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager) 4:32
6  Life Is Good, Love Is Better (David Malloy, Steve Davis, Dennis Morgan) 3:59
7  Just The Thought Of Losing You (Michael Bolton, Jonathan Cain) 4:14
8  Anything At All (Dave Loggins) 4:36
9  After All This Time (Steve Dorff, Peter Beckett) 4:18
10  Twenty Years Ago (Wood Newton, Mike Noble, Michael Spriggs, Dan Tyler) 3:44

Media

Musicians

1 This Love We Share

Electric DrumsJay Graydon
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarMike Landau
SynthesizerJay Graydon
Background VocalsBill Champlin


2 If I Could Hold On To Love

BassNathan East
Electric DrumsRandy Goodrum
Electric DrumsJay Graydon
Guitar (solo)Jay Graydon
GuitarSteve Lukather
SynthesizerSteve Lukather
SynthesizerRandy Goodrum
SynthesizerJay Graydon
Background VocalsRichard Page


3 You’re My Love

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarMike Landau
PianoRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
Background VocalsAl Debarge


4 Time For Love

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarJay Graydon
PianoRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerMichael Omartian
SynthesizerMarcus Ryle
Background VocalsTommy Funderburk


5 They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker


6 Life Is Good, Love Is Better

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsJay Graydon
GuitarBillie Walker
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
KeyboardsMike Lawler
Background VocalsAnn Smith
Background VocalsTom Flora
Background VocalsKin Vassy


7 Just The Thought Of Losing You

DrumsCarlos Vega
BassAbe Laboriel
GuitarMike Landau
PianoRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerMichael Omartian
SynthesizerJay Graydon
SynthesizerMarcus Ryle
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan


8 Anything At All

Electric DrumsJay Graydon
GuitarJay Graydon
SynthesizerJay Graydon
SaxBrandon Fields
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsTamara Champlin
Background VocalsJason Scheff


9 After All This Time

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsMike Baird
PianoRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
Guitar (solo)Jay Graydon
GuitarMike Landau
Background VocalsPeter Beckett


10 Twenty Years Ago

DrumsClyde Brooks
GuitarKenny Mims
KeyboardsPaul Urrich
SynthesizerMike Hanna
SynthesizerJay Graydon
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan

Liner Notes

Producer – Jay Graydon, David Malloy
Producer – Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager (Tracks 10)
Engineer – Jay Graydon, Ian Eales, Kenny Mims

Design – John Coulter
Photography By – Bernard Bourdeau
Typography – Michael Manoogian

Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
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Designed At – John Coulter Design
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