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ROGERS Kenny
(voc,g)

Personal Data:

Born: 21.08.1938 (Houston, Texas, USA, as Kenneth Donald Rogers)
Died: 20.03.2020 (natural causes)
ROGERS Kenny (photo)

Appearances:

cca 1957 Scholars
?-1966 The Bobby Doyle Trio (bg)
? New Christy Minstrels
ex Kenny Rogers And The First Edition

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Love Lifted Me1974
2.Kenny Rogers
produced by: Kenny Rogers
1975 United Artists14
3.Daytime Friends19.08.1977United Artists
4.Ten Years Of Gold2/1978 United Artists 30
5.Every Time Two Fools Collide
& Dottie West
5/1978 United Artists
6.Love Or Something Like It14.07.1978United Artists
7.Classics
& Dottie West
1979
8.The Gambler5/1979 United Artists 8
9.Singles Album9/1979 United Artists12
10.Kenny10/1979 United Artists7 6
11.Shine Out1980
12.Gideon5/1980 United Artists 12
13.Greatest Hits10/1980 1
14.Lady1/1981 40
15.Share Your Love
produced by: Lionel Richie
6/1981 Liberty 3
16.Christmas1981
17.Love Will Turn You Around01.09.1982Liberty 19
18.We've Got Tonight1983
19.Eyes That See In The Dark09.09.1983RCA53 6
20.Twenty Greatest Hits10/1983 Liberty 22
21.The Best Of Kenny Rogers1984
22.Duets With Kim Carnes, Sheena Easton5/1984 85
23.What About Me9/1984 RCA97 31
24.Once Upon A Christmas
& Dolly Parton
12/1984 RCA 31
25.Short Stories1985
26.Love Is What You Make It4/1985 145
27.The Kenny Rogers Story7/1985 4
28.The Heart Of The Matter10/1985 RCA 51
29.Hit Singles Collection1986
30.They Don't Make Them Like They Used To12/1986 137
31.I Prefer The Moonlight9/1987 163
32.Greatest Hits1988
33.Duets1988
34.Something Inside So Strong5/1989 141
35.Christmas In America12/1989 119
36.Love Is Strange1990
37.Back Home Again1/1992 Reprise
38.Lucille1992 JDC
39.Daytime Friends - The Very Best Of Kenny Rogers9/1993 EMI16
40.The Best of Kenny Rogers16.10.1995Capitol
41.With Love
produced by: Jim McKell/Bergen White
06.05.1996CMC 119
42.The Gift11/1996 Magnatone 63
43.The Decade Of Hits17.03.1997WEA
44.Across My Heart7/1997 193
45.Love Songs11/1997 Virgin27
46.Islands In The Stream: Greatest Hits 1980-9012.10.1998
47.Always And Forever09.11.19982CD
48.Christmas From The Heart12/1998 164
49.Love Collection16.03.1999
50.Kenny Rogers11.05.1999
51.She Rides Wild Horses11.05.1999Dreamcatcher 60
52.All The Hits & All New Love Songs
(2CD)
17.05.1999EMI6
53.Through The Years
(4CD box set)
17.05.1999
54.Greatest Hits: 1983-198815.06.1999
55.She Believes in Me29.02.2000
56.There You Go Again03.10.2000Dreamcatcher 121
57.Greatest Country Hits, Vol. 327.03.2001Atlantic
58.Best of Inspirational08.05.2001Atlantic
59.Always Leaving09.10.2001Starburst
60.Classic Love Songs06.11.2001Crimson Productions
61.Sing You A Sad Song11.12.2001Starburst
62.For the Good Times [Town Sound]29.01.2002Orpheus
63.Kenny Rogers03.09.2002Columbia River
64.Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town25.02.2003Planet Media
65.Back To The Well3/2003 Sanctuary100
66.Best Of Kenny Rogers15.04.2003Collectables
67.Kenny Rogers Love Songs01.07.2003Madacy
68.For the Good Times30.09.2003Dynamic
69.Hit Single Collection09.03.2004Empire Hmn
70.20th Century Masters - Millennium Collection09.03.2004Hip-O
71.Love Songs06.04.2004Madacy
72.42 Ultimate Hits01.06.2004Capitol 39
73.Country Legends29.06.2004St. Clair
74.Me & Bobby McGee27.07.2004Delta
75.Buried Treasure17.08.2004Sanctuary
76.Real Men of Country
& Glen Campbell
28.09.2004Platinum Disc
77.Merle Haggard / Kenny Rogers
& Merle Haggard
28.09.2004Platinum Disc
78.Calico Silver12.10.2004Kala
79.Beginnings of an Icon02.11.2004American Legends
80.Best of Kenny Rogers16.11.2004Liquid 8
81.This Is Gold07.12.2004Disky
82.Best of Kenny Rogers01.03.2005St. Clair
83.Classic Love Songs07.06.2005Crimson Productions
84.Country Collection07.06.2005Prism Platinum
85.If Only My Heart Had a Voice14.06.2005Collectables
86.Legends: Kenny Rogers and the First Edition05.07.2005Direct Source
87.Love Songs05.07.2005Madacy
88.Best Of Kenny Rogers02.08.2005Capitol
89.Classic Collection27.09.2005Metro
90.Best Of Kenny Rogers18.10.2005Intercontinental
91.Kenny Rogers: 21 Number Ones24.01.2006Capitol Nashville 24
92.American Classic Songbook31.01.2006Artemis
93.Best Of Kenny Rogers31.01.2006Direct Source
94.Golden Legends: Kenny Rogers28.02.2006Madacy
95.Water And Bridges21.03.2006Capitol Nashville 14
96.Very Best of Kenny Rogers02.05.2006Mastersong
97.Puppy Love and Ruby
& Dolly Parton
23.05.2006Pazzazz
98.Ruby23.05.2006Pazzazz
99.Through the Years18.07.2006Madacy
100.Very Best of Kenny Rogers08.08.2006EMI
101.Kenny Rogers08.08.2006Direct Source
102.Christmas Collection15.08.2006Madacy
103.Country Collection19.09.2006United States Dist
104.Kenny Rogers21.11.2006Madacy
105.Superstar Series
& Dolly Parton
28.11.2006Pel
106.Best of Kenny Rogers30.01.2007Madacy
107.Forever Gold13.03.2007St. Clair
108.20 Great Years20.03.2007Reprise
109.Greatest Hits02.04.2007
110.Golden Legends: Kenny Rogers14.08.2007Madacy Special Mkts
111.Country Biography11.09.2007United Multi Consign
112.Kenny Rogers16.10.2007St. Clair
113.Love Songs: Collection15.01.2008Capitol47
114.Platinum25.03.2008EMI
115.25 Best: Kenny Rogers27.05.2008Madacy Special Mkts
116.10 Years of Gold30.09.2008Collectables
117.Love Songs, Vol. 230.09.2008Collectables
118.Kenny Rogers Special25.08.2009EQ
119.I Will Always Love You25.09.2009
120.Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years27.10.2009Time Life
121.Kenny Rogers: The Greatest Duets27.10.2009Time Life
122.10 Great Songs12.01.2010Capitol
123.Icons15.02.2011EMI
124.The Love Of God3/2011 Cracker Barrel 27
125.Amazing Grace09.10.2012Gaither Music Group
126.Original Artists Discovery Vaults29.01.2013eOne
127.Icon30.07.2013Hip-O
128.You Can't Make Old Friends08.10.2013Warner Bros 43
129.Golden Hits Collection05.11.2013
130.Special Edition: Country Legend11.02.2014AAO Music
131.Icon, Vol. 211.03.2014Capitol
132.Millennium Collection: 20th Century Masters - Kenny Rogers01.04.2014Universal
133.Essential06.05.2014
134.Golden Hits26.09.2014Country Roads
135.Les Plus Grands26.03.2015
136.Lucille: The Collection5/2015 Spectrum
137.Live in Concert
& Dolly Parton
07.08.2015Laser Media
138.Once Again It's Christmas25.09.2015Warner Bros 197
139.Live Vegas '7211.12.2015Maplewood
140.The Classic Years07.10.2016Stargrove
141.The Very Best of Kenny Rogers04.11.2016Not Now Music
142.The Best Of Kenny Rogers: Through The Years21.09.2018 9
143.Daytime Friends: The Very Best Of Kenny Rogers3/2020 190

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Sail Away?
2.Crazy Feeling1958
3.Love Lifted Me1/1976 United Artists 97
4.Laura (What's He Got That I Ain't Got)11/1976 United Artists
5.Lucille
produced by: Larry Butler
2/1977 United Artists1 5
6.Daytime Friends7/1977 United Artists39 28
7.Sweet Music Man21.10.1977United Artists 44
8.Every Time Two Fools Collide
& Dottie West
24.02.1978United Artists 101
9.Love Or Something Like It5/1978 United Artists 32
10.Anyone Who Isn't Me Tonight
& Dottie West
9/1978 United Artists
11.The Gambler10/1978 United Artists 13
12.All I Need Is You
& Dottie West
3/1979 United Artists 102
13.She Believes in Me4/1979 United Artists42 5
14.Till I Can Make It On My Own
& Dottie West
7/1979 United Artists
15.You Decorated My Life9/1979 United Artists 7
16.Coward of the Country11/1979 United Artists1 1
17.Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer
& Kim Carnes
3/1980 United Artists1 4
18.Love The World Away6/1980 United Artists 14
19.Lady
produced by: Lionel Richie
9/1980 Liberty12 1
20.What Are We Doin' In Love
& Dottie West
3/1981 Liberty 14
21.I Don't Need You6/1981 Liberty 3
22.Share Your Love With Me8/1981 Liberty 14
23.Blaze Of Glory11/1981 Liberty 66
24.Through The Years12/1981 Liberty 12
25.The Long Arm Of The Law26.02.1982Liberty
26.Love Will Turn You Around6/1982 Liberty 12
27.A Love Song10/1982 Liberty 47
28.We've Got Tonight
& Sheena Easton
1/1983 Liberty24 6
29.All My Life4/1983 Liberty 37
30.Scarlet Fever8/1983 Liberty 94
31.Islands In The Stream
& Dolly Parton
8/1983 RCA6 1
32.Eyes That See In The Dark9/1983 61
33.This Woman1/1984 RCA 23
34.Eyes That See In The Dark4/1984 79
35.What About Me
& Kim Carnes & James Ingram
9/1984 RCA92 15
36.The Greatest Gift Of All
& Dolly Parton
12/1984 81
37.Christmas Without You
& Dolly Parton
21.12.1984RCA88
38.Crazy1/1985 79
39.The Gambler4/1985 81
40.Real Love
& Dolly Parton
5/1985 91
41.Morning Desire11/1985 72
42.Make No Mistake, She's Mine
& Ronnie Milsap
1987 RCA
43.Twenty Years Ago6/1987
44.Christmas Without You
& Dolly Parton
12/1990
45.What I Did For Love1/1991
46.Unchained Melody06.05.1996CMC
47.The Greatest1999 Dreamcatcher
48.Buy Me A Rose
& Alison Krauss & Billy Dean
2/2000 Dreamcatcher 40
49.He Will She Knows8/2000
50.The Hustler
& Coolio
01.03.2004Jiggy
51.Can't Unlove You12/2005 Capitol Nashville 93
52.The Gambler10/2007 Liberty22
53.Islands In The Stream
& Dolly Parton
3/2009 RCA88
54.Jah Put It Deh / Run Come Come
& Prince Jazzbo
27.09.2010Ujama
55.The Gambler3/2020 Liberty66
56.Islands In The Stream
& Dolly Parton
3/2020 RCA63

Videos:

1. A&E Live by Request - 23.10.2001, Dreamcatcher, live, 85 min
2. The Gambler - 02.05.2006, Time Life, 3DVD
3. The Journey - 29.09.2006, Goldhil Entertainment

Awards:

1977 Grammy Awards - Best Country Vocal Performance, Male ("Lucille")
1979 Grammy Awards

- Best Country Vocal Performance, Male ("The Gambler")
- Best Country Song ("You Decorated My Life")
1987 Grammy Awards - Best Country Vocal Performance, Duet (SP "Make No Mistake, She's Mine", & Ronnie Milsap)
1999 RIAA Diamond Award (LP "Kenny Rogers' Greatest Hits", 12 mil. copies)
2001 Academy of Country Music Awards - Career Achievement Award
2013 Country Music Hall Of Fame

WWW Links:

http://www.kennyrogers.com

Various:

appeared on the LP:

Wyclef Jean: Ecleftic: Two Sides Of The Book (25.7.00, Columbia)
Engelbert Humperdinck: Engelbert Calling (17.3.14)

Press References:

Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19807 206profile
19828 255album review
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1970024.01.19706Caught In The Actgig review
1970026.12.197027New Pop Albumsalbum review
1971016.01.197112Caught In The Actgig review
1975425.01.197535Albumsalbum review
19773023.07.197734interview
19774108.10.197729Albums - Short Takesalbum review
19774505.11.197729Singlessingle review
19782020.05.197826Albumsalbum review
19783212.08.197818Singlessingle review
1980426.01.198023Singlessingle review
1982927.02.198212Singlessingle review
19844522.12.198454Singlessingle review
19933604.09.19934News
New Musical Express
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1972016.12.197241This Is America
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
20033 90DVD