Goodbye, Kenny Rogers
(August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020)
Country music legend Kenny Rogers has passed away at the age of 81. Best known for songs such as “The Gambler,” “Lucille,” and “Lady,” Rogers also recorded a song in the late 1990s that connected with baseball fans: “The Greatest.” He also hit the charts with several duets, teaming up with superstars such as Dolly Parton, Sheena Easton, Gladys Knight, and Alison Krauss.
The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family. https://t.co/adxAgiMW2s pic.twitter.com/nggWiiotMT
— Kenny Rogers (@_KennyRogers) March 21, 2020
Kenny Rogers, you were a cool cat. pic.twitter.com/p4bBAv1srz
— greg dulli (@MrGregDulli) March 21, 2020
RIP Kenny Rogers, 81.
What incredibly sad news.
One of the all-time great country music stars & an utterly charming man. pic.twitter.com/xtYLeWk3Me
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) March 21, 2020
RIP, Kenny Rogers pic.twitter.com/222oMP9xGX
— Gummy Arts (@gummyarts) March 21, 2020