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Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers
Born: Aug 21, 1938 in Houston, TX
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Genre: Country, Pop/Rock
Biography: It took several tries before Kenny Rogers became a star. As a member of the First Edition (and the New Christy Minstrels before that), he shared in some million-sellers, among them "Reuben James" and "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town," an excellent Mel Tillis song about a disabled veteran. But superstardom ...Read full biography
The Gambler
Released: 1978
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Kenny Rogers took a bit of a chance in releasing this loosly based concept album at the time, but boy, did it pay off! Sales for the album went through the roof, as the title track and "She Believes In ...Read full review
Eyes That See in the Dark
Released: 1983
Label: RCA
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This is a masterpiece of a pop recording from Kenny Rogers. It is clear that Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and co-producers Karl Richardson and Albhy Galuten remembered Rogers' pop roots with the First Edition ...Read full review
Singer Mel Tillis recovering from heart surgery
Mar 10, 12:30 PM EST
Family: Country singer-songwriter Mel Tillis recovering from heart surgery in Nashville
SHOW BITS: Love in the air and aisles at Grammys
Jan 26, 9:34 PM EST
SHOW BITS: Love in the air and aisles at Grammys
CMA Awards, fellow stars salute George Strait
Nov 7, 5:07 AM EST
CMA Awards, fellow stars salute George Strait with CMA entertainer of the year win
Rogers, Bare inducted into Country Hall of Fame
Oct 27, 7:34 PM EST
Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and 'Cowboy' Jack Clement inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame