An American country music singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.
He has been very successful, charting more than 70 hit singles across various music genres and topping the country and pop album charts for more than 420 individual weeks in the United States alone.
His career began in the mid-1950s, when he recorded with a doo-wop group called The Scholars who had some success with a single called "Poor Little Doggie".
Many prospects notably with the "Kirby Stone Four" plus the "New Christy Minstrels" as a singer and double bass player.
Then the later came "The First Edition" claiming success with "Ruby! Donít take your guns to town".
The First Edition
Thelma Comacho - vocal
Kenny Rogers - vocal
The group were very successful having their own TV Show, Rogers eventually went solo and proved to all He was no fly by night.
Appearing in films such as "The Gambler".
Rogers became one of the biggest country acts touring the world.
He is remembered for so many hit tunes such as - You Picked a fine time to leave me - "Lucille"
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