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Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers

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Kenny Rogers (1989)

Interview by John Tobler, Rock's Backpages audio, 1989

Mr. Rogers talks about re-recording his old hits; his uneasy relationship with the Country Music industry; changing labels; his time with the New Christy Minstrels; growing up listening to doowop and R&B; his huge back catalogue... and not writing (many) songs anymore.

File format: mp3; file size: 24.3mb, interview length: 25' 17" sound quality: *****

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Review by Mark Rowland, Musician, June 1985

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Kenny Rogers (1989) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by John Tobler, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 1989

This is a transcript of John's audio interview with Kenny. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

Kenny Rogers, Crystal Gayle: National Stadium, Dublin

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 12 November 1977

COUNTRY SINGERS make me puke. ...

USA For Africa: We Are The World (Columbia)

Review by J. Kordosh, Creem, August 1985


Kenny Rogers

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Kenneth Donald Rogers, 21 August 1937, Houston, Texas, USA ...

Visual Scene Important For Kenny Rogers: The First Edition

Report and Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, March 1970

‘THEY'RE a bunch of real nice guys,’ said the publicity man, talking about Kenny Rogers and the First Edition. Which is a very standard line ...

see also First Edition, The

see also New Christy Minstrels, The


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