When it was just Wanda and me, we didn't care where we wereRogers selling Atlanta home for $7.95M May 24, 2008
The Daily Telegraph told me that before you beat the Australians in your last game, you were all singing along to 'The Gambler.' I don't know a whole lot about rugby, but it's a song that means a lot to me and I'm mighty proud that you guys found something in it to be your inspirationRogers offers support to rugby players Oct 11, 2007
Against the advice of my legal counsel and regardless of potential litigation, I feel compelled to come before you and express my deep regret for my actionsRangers' Rogers issues an apology Jul 06, 2005
I got along with him, understood where he was coming from and agreed with his methodsOrel Hershiser Rangers pitching coach Jun 22, 2002
I've always said there are three ways you can shoot a person, and when you look at these pictures you can decide for yourselfCountry Music News Jun 13, 2002
Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Though he has been most successful with country audiences, he has charted more than 120 hit singles across various music genres and topping the country and pop album charts for more than 200 individual weeks in the United States alone.
Two of his albums, The Gambler and Kenny, are featured in the About.com poll of "The 200 Most Influential Country Albums Ever". He was voted the "Favorite Singer of All-Time" in a 1986 joint poll by readers of both USA Today and People. He has received such awards as the AMAs, Grammys, ACMs and CMAs, as well as a lifetime achievement award for a career spanning six decades in 2003.
Later success includes the 2006 album release, Water & Bridges, an across the board hit, that peaked at #5 in the Billboard Country Albums sales charts, also charting high in the Billboard 200. The first single from the album, "I Can't Unlove You," was also a chart hit. Remaining a popular entertainer around the world, the following year he completed a tour of the United Kingdom and the Ireland telling BBC Radio 2 DJ Steve Wright, his favorite hit was "The Gambler". He has also acted in a variety of movies and television shows, most notably the title roles in Kenny Rogers as The Gambler and the MacShayne series as well as his appearance on the Muppet Show.