Kenny Rogers, the Grammy award-winning country music icon, whose hits included “Lucille,” “Lady” and “The Gambler,” died late Friday, 20th of March, at his home in Sandy Springs, Ga., his family said in a statement. He was 81.
Rogers “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family,” according to a statement by representative Keith Hagan.
Here is a look back at Rogers’ career, the artist who we all going to miss and forever be enchanted with his songs.
When it comes to the most legendary and prolific country music artists, Kenny Rogers comes to mind. Outside of his career, his life has been a roller coaster. Between his five wives and five children, there is a bunch of drama going on behind the scenes. There is a lot you don’t know about this guy. His talents go way beyond singing abilities and musical talent. For example, you probably didn’t know that Kenny Rogers’ interests and hobbies extend to sports, photography, and, of course, chicken.
Thanks to Seinfeld, many of us know him for his restaurant, “Kenny Rogers Roasters.” He has a spark inside of him that adds passion to everything he sets his mind to. You won’t believe some of the country crooner’s secret talents. Plus, we got the scoop on his rumored relationship with Dolly Parton. Check out the life and career or Kenny Rogers, and you will love him even more.