Country Legend Kenny Rogers Dies At 81

 

Country music legend Kenny Rogers passed away late Friday night at home with his family, reportedly of natural causes. As Fox News reports:

Kenny Rogers, a longtime star of country music, died Friday night, according to a statement posted by his family. He was 81.

Known for such hits as “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “Islands in the Stream,” and “Lucille,” Rogers died peacefully at home in Sandy Springs, Ga., of natural causes at 10:25 p.m., the statement said.

In all, Rogers had 24 No. 1 hits and was the winner of six CMA Awards and three Grammys, the family’s statement said.

 

Born in Houston, Texas, Rogers was raised in public housing along with seven siblings. He had his first gold single at age 20 with a song called “That Crazy Feeling” under the name Kenneth Rogers.

Roger’s Biggest Hit Was the ‘Lady’ which stayed at the top of the charts for 6 weeks in 1980.

He had also been an enthuiastic supporter of President Donald Trump. 
 

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