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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 02:47 AM

Kenny Rogers Dead At 81 The singer-songwriter "passed away peacefully at home from natural causes,"

Source: The Huffington Post

Kenny Rogers Dead At 81

The singer-songwriter “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes,” his family announced on Twitter.

[quote]Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81.

The country singer-songwriter “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family” at 10:25 p.m. on Friday, his family announced on Twitter.

“In a career that spanned more than six decades, Kenny Rogers left an indelible mark on the history of American music,” Rogers’ family said in a statement shared online by the icon’s publicist, noting how his songs including “The Gambler,” “Islands In The Stream” and “Through the Years” had “endeared music lovers and touched the lives of millions around the world.”

A small private service will be planned “out of concern for the national COVID-19 emergency,” the family said, adding it looked forward to celebrating the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s life “publicly with his friends and fans at a later date.”[/quote]

Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/kenny-rogers-dead-81_n_5e75b259c5b6f5b7c544b32d

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Reply Kenny Rogers Dead At 81 The singer-songwriter "passed away peacefully at home from natural causes," (Original post)
Chicago1980 Mar 21 OP
RockRaven Mar 21 #1
dalton99a Mar 21 #2
InAbLuEsTaTe Mar 21 #3
Brainfodder Mar 21 #4
treestar Mar 21 #36
Brainfodder Mar 21 #37
elleng Mar 21 #5
Stallion Mar 21 #6
montana_hazeleyes Mar 21 #7
cstanleytech Mar 21 #8
MiniMe Mar 21 #9
olddad65 Mar 21 #10
littlemissmartypants Mar 21 #11
BumRushDaShow Mar 21 #12
gademocrat7 Mar 21 #13
bucolic_frolic Mar 21 #14
BusyBeingBest Mar 21 #30
MissMillie Mar 21 #15
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sinkingfeeling Mar 21 #16
PuffedMica Mar 21 #17
turbinetree Mar 21 #18
MissMillie Mar 21 #19
Mr. Ected Mar 21 #20
Bengus81 Mar 21 #44
LuvNewcastle Mar 21 #21
raccoon Mar 21 #39
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Laelth Mar 21 #23
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Talitha Mar 21 #25
Bengus81 Mar 21 #26
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kacekwl Mar 21 #29
PlanetBev Mar 21 #31
redstateblues Mar 21 #32
iluvtennis Mar 21 #33
Demonaut Mar 21 #34
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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 02:51 AM

1. It was time to fold 'em...

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 02:51 AM

2. R.I.P. to an icon

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 02:52 AM

3. So bummed... RIP KR


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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 02:55 AM

4. Capping off another shitty day.

FUCK

RIP Kenny!

Will never forget Loose Wheel (Lucille).

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Response to Brainfodder (Reply #4)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 11:48 AM

36. He picked a fine time to leave us

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Response to treestar (Reply #36)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 11:59 AM

37. Also: You killed Kenny! You Bastard?

Would be quite something if....

Alas he is in final condition regardless.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 02:56 AM

5. ;-(

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 03:07 AM

6. She Believes in Me

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 03:08 AM

7. One of the best.


RIP Kenny.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 03:13 AM

8. Dang, I did enjoy some of songs now and then.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 04:03 AM

9. Why was he under the care of hospice?

The country singer-songwriter “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family” at 10:25 p.m. on Friday, his family announced on Twitter.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 04:03 AM

10. RIP Kenny. I guess you knew when to fold em.

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 05:21 AM

11. ...

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 06:06 AM

12. A country music icon

who brought "country" into the mainstream.



R.I.P.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 07:06 AM

13. R.I.P. Kenny Rogers

Loved his music especially his duets with Dolly Parton

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 07:39 AM

14. Wow

I had no idea he was such a big deal. I thought he was just an actor who recorded a song. RIP

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Response to bucolic_frolic (Reply #14)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 10:18 AM

30. What? How old are you? How can anyone

have escaped Kenny Rogers?

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 07:54 AM

15. RIP Kenny... loved you with The First Edition

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 08:08 AM

16. +

He knew when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. R.I.P., Kenny.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 08:28 AM

17. RIP Mr. Rogers

(Kenny Rogers that is)

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 08:53 AM

18. And for those of us back in the day..................First Edition / Kenny Rogers

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Response to turbinetree (Reply #18)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:19 AM

19. Yeah, when I told sis he had passed

She said "I guess we know what condition his condition was in."

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:38 AM

20. I met him around 10 years ago....it was a surreal experience

He was selling one of his Atlanta condos and my office handled the escrow. He came in with a small entourage of attorneys and was wearing a jogging suit. Years of plastic surgery had altered his facial features, and it took a few moments to really identify him. But then he smiled - and kept smiling - and spoke with us, and that beautiful Kenny Rogers voice was unmistakeable. For a few minutes we all got to hang out with him, and he was a kind, gentle soul with heart and humor. I wasn't his biggest fan, but that day I became one.

Rest in Peace, Kenny.

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Response to Mr. Ected (Reply #20)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 06:28 PM

44. Was his plastic surgery done at WalMart?

It was horrid and was unneeded. He looked damn good for an older guy and should have just gone with it.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:39 AM

21. Here's my favorite Kenny Rogers song:

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Response to LuvNewcastle (Reply #21)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 12:58 PM

39. Mine too, because it tells a moving story. nt

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:41 AM

22. RIP Kenny Rogers

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:42 AM

23. .



-Laelth

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:44 AM

24. Very sad.

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:45 AM

25. ...

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:48 AM

26. Sweet Music Man....I think his best IMO

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 09:56 AM

27. silent key

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 10:00 AM

28. Rest in Peace, Kenny Rogers, you gambler.

". . .You've got to know when to hold 'em
Know when to fold 'em
Know when to walk away
Know when to run
You never count your money
When you're sittin' at the table
There'll be time enough for countin'
When the dealin's done. . ."






#newrostrong

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 10:04 AM

29. RIP Kenny.

Your voice lives forever

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 10:27 AM

31. Damn, he was a hoot.

I liked his music and loved Kenny Rogers Roasters, his chicken restaurants. I was really bummed when they closed them.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 10:59 AM

32. In his final breath I found an ace that I could keep

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 11:20 AM

33. Rest in Peace Kenny Rogers.

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Sat Mar 21, 2020, 11:29 AM

34. RIP, see you at the poker table

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 11:39 AM

35. Dolly Parton responds

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 12:22 PM

38. And there's this...

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 01:50 PM

40. He was in "The First Edition" when I first heard him.

Quite different from the Country Western stuff he did later.

It blew the minds of a few young people I know when they found out he did 'Just dropped in (To See What condition my condition was in)"

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 01:59 PM

42. As the words in the song say. "And the best that you can hope for is to die in your sleep."

Kenny Rogers broke even and died in his sleep.

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Response to Chicago1980 (Original post)

Sat Mar 21, 2020, 05:22 PM

43. He knew when to fold 'em

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