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Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers at a concert in Santa Ynez, California on September 27, 2006.
Background information
Birth name Kenneth Ray[1] Rogers
Born August 21, 1938(1938-08-21)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Died March 20, 2020(2020-03-20) (aged 81)
Sandy Springs, Georgia, U.S.
Genres Country pop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, actor, record producer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Bass guitar
Years active 1958 – 2020
Labels Cue Records, Carlton Records, Mercury Records, United Artists Records, RCA Records, Giant Records, Atlantic Records, Curb Records, Dreamcatcher, Capitol Records, WEA
Associated acts Glen Campbell, Don Henley, Dolly Parton, The Eagles, Dottie West

Kenny Rogers (August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020) was a Grammy Award-winning country music singer and songwriter. His best known songs include "The Gambler" and "Lucille". He acted in several movies and television series. He owned a franchise of roast chicken restaurants called "Kenny Rogers Roasters".

On March 20, 2020, Rogers died under hospice care in Sandy Springs, Georgia from natural causes, aged 81.[2]