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30 Kenny Rogers Quotes About Life, Fame & Country Music

30 Kenny Rogers Quotes About Life, Fame & Country Music image

Legendary Country Music Star dies, Kenny Rogers at 81.

Award-winning singer/ songwriter, Kenny Rogers was born on August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas. He was the fourth of eight children to Lucile Lois, a nurse’s assistant and Edward Rogers, a carpenter. He worked as a busboy at the Rice Hotel and swept floors at a hat store for nine dollars a week. In 1949, he won a talent show at the Texan Theatre. His music career spanned over six decades.

From the 1950s, Rogers was a teenage rock sensation with a hit song, “That Crazy Feeling” which resulted in his National TV appearance on “American Bandstand”. He worked along with bands and as a solo artist.

His album and song, “The Gambler” released in 1978, the hit song became huge in the country and pop industry in which he won a second Grammy award. Rogers had 24 number-one hits and he is a sixth time Grammy award-winning artist. In 2013, the hit country legend was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

RELATED: Kenny Rogers Dead At 81 — Details Revealed About The Country Music Legend’s Possible Cause Of Death​

Besides being a legendary musician, Rogers has published several books including a 2012 autobiography.

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