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20 hrs ago | Southland Times

Kenny Rogers to play in Hamilton

Yesterday's announcement of Rogers' show is the latest in what appears to be a snowballing roll call of musical luminaries coming to the river city.


Related Topix: Coward of the County, Drama Movies, Country

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Morning Call

Country/pop legend, seminal rockers, jam band tribute to play area venue

A country/pop music singer who has sold more than 50 million albums and had more than 20 No.


Related Topix: Coward of the County, Drama Movies, Country, Pop/Rock, Uriah Heep

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Mercury

Tassie on map for Kenny Rogers

Rogers, who turns 76 next month, will play a one-off outdoor concert in Launceston in February as part of his Through The Years world tour.


Related Topix: Country, Australia, World News, Dolly Parton, Oceania, Willie Nelson

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Nalcor's gamble

At Hydro Place on Friday, reporters gathered for a news conference with Nalcor head Ed Martin were channelling country singer Kenny Rogers, albeit quietly.


Related Topix: Country, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Flashback: Kenny Rogers Takes 'Ruby' to First Farm Aid

In July 1985, while on stage in Philadelphia for Live Aid, the massive global benefit concert for famine relief in Ethiopia, Bob Dylan remarked that family farmers in the U.S. could use some help too.


Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson, Raleigh, NC, Kris Kristofferson, Music, Entertainment

Dallas Observer

Larry Stewart of Resltess Heart: 'We Couldn't Get Arrested in Texas.'

Country music in the 1980's offered some of the same arguments many types of country music fans still have today.


Related Topix: Texas, Larry Stewart, Country, Crystal Gayle, Restless Heart, Arlington, TX

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Hit Artists/Writers Present "Evening In The Round" Performance

Three of Nashville's most talented singer/songwriters will bring a little taste of Music City to Greenwood when they perform an "Evening in the Round."


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC, Country, Linda Davis, Reba, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Erie Times News

Rucker embraces country sound

As a kid, Darius Rucker listened carefully to Kenny Rogers singing "Coward of the County" on the radio.


Related Topix: Coward of the County, Drama Movies, Country, Pop/Rock, Hootie & the Blowfish

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Cinema in Vane: Reviewing the Z-List Disaster Movie Weather Wars

It's killing season in Washington, and no monument is safe. After a climate scientist loses his funding and then his mind, a senator is in a fight for his life after the jilted whiz creates a device that controls the weather.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tornado, Hurricane, Country, Lafayette, LA

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Songwriter Spotlight: Richard Marx

Richard Marx dominated pop radio during the late Eighties and early Nineties, sending his first seven singles - including "Should've Known Better, "Endless Summer Nights" and the mother of all piano-propelled power ballads, "Right Here Waiting" - to the Top 5 of the Billboard charts.


Related Topix: Richard Marx, Pop/Rock, Country, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Singapore car salesman jailed for gambling away $280k Maserati deposit

Kenny Rogers' country classic The Gambler is right about two things: you gotta know when to hold'em and know when to fold'em.


Related Topix: Country, Prison, Autos

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield


THIS DAY IN 1968: Guitarist Eric Clapton announced the breakup of Cream. The band played a farewell concert later in the year.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Cream, Country, Jerry Garcia, Blues, Mavis Staples, BJ and the Bear, Comedy Movies, Adventure


Country Funk II 1967-1974

Country has always drawn from African-American music, but as part two of this Southern-fried funk compilation series shows, that cross-genre impulse got wildly amplified in the Sixties and Seventies.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Country legend Kenny Rogers still gambling, this time with Utah Symphony

Kenny Rogers may be happy about his upcoming performance with the Utah Symphony, but here's betting The Gambler's sons Justin and Jordan don't feel the same.


Related Topix: Coward of the County, Drama Movies, Utah, Country

Wed Jul 02, 2014


'Country Funk II' Curator Zach Cowie Talks 2014's Best Imaginary Genre

On July 15th, esteemed record excavators Light in the Attic release Country Funk II: 1967-1974 , the second compilation of a genre that's unlikely, completely fictional and utterly fantastic.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment