Kenny Rogers and spouse Wanda Miller have been through a lot before they finally got their happy ever after. Their 28-year age gap and the fact that Rogers was two years older than Miller’s parents built a tall wall, but ...

Willie Nelson and Kenny Rogers have a lot of things in common. For one, they are both celebrated as country music icons. Their music has changed and shaped the current music scene with their pompous, influential, and moving songs. But ...

With over 420 hit singles in different genres, Kenny Rogers’ songs made it to the list of country classics. He can even be named a crossover king for his songs to Billboard Hot 100 charts. Although he has been long ...

Kenny Rogers’ Jackass was one of MADtv’s very best sketch offerings. The one-hour show was Fox Broadcasting Company’s effort at the sketch comedy game. It was first broadcasted to audiences in October 1995 and soon grew into the network’s staple ...

The Gambler movie series is one massive proof of how a big star Kenny Rogers is! In 1980, Kenny Rogers as The Gambler premiered on CBS, and it turned out to be such a massive-ratings hit – taking home the ...

Wynona Judd and Kenny Rogers’ “Mary, Did You Know” was recorded for Rogers’ holiday album The Gift, and it was one of the best duets in the 1990s. The Christmas song was written by Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene and ...

Kenny Rogers’ plastic surgery was the country singer’s way of reinventing himself, which he believed to be necessary for him to even more succeed in his career and stay as relevant as ever! In fact, Rogers even wrote in his ...

Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton have been friends and longtime collaborators for many years – undoubtedly one of the most successful partnerships in country music. And every time they share the stage, you’ll get nothing but pure magic. From duets ...

‘Islands in the Stream’ by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers is an unforgettable classic. You have heard this upbeat hit single when Sunday’s Best music’s playing on your stereo. It’s a timeless piece that can never falter; even a hundred ...

It was not love at first sight between Kenny Rogers and the hit song ‘All I Ever Need Is You.’ The country crooner didn’t want to record the song when it was initially offered to him. But despite his earlier ...

“The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers was written by the Country Music Hall of Famer, Don Schlitz, in 1976. Schlitz was only twenty-three then, working as a computer operator on a graveyard shift. Moreso, it took him two years pitching the ...

Home Free’s “The Gambler” reminded fans of Kenny Rogers about the legend that once dominated the country music industry. “The Gambler” is a timeless song that forever stays in the top-tier category. Don Schlitz wrote it in August 1976.  Bobby ...

One after the other, we've seen several country music stars and all-time greats bid farewell to all of us. From one of the groundbreaking stars of our generation like Charley Pride to the all-time favorites like Kenny Rogers, they will ...

In 1981, Dottie West recorded “What Are We Doin’ in Love” with her frequent collaborator and close friend, Kenny Rogers. The song was released as the second single from the album Wild West.  It became West and Rogers’ third and ...

In 1987, Kenny Rogers released “Twenty Years Ago,” though many other artists had already cut it. “It took about six years for someone to record it. The great songwriter Fred Knobloch had a [record] deal, and I think he recorded ...

The 54th Annual CMA Awards can be viewed as a big success in a broader perspective when it aired on Wednesday. One of its high points is the honorary rights of iconic names who passed away this year namely; Kenny Rogers, ...

Ever since Kenny Rogers went solo in 1976, he has had countless hits on his hands – and one of the most memorable ones is the song “She Believes in Me.” It was released in 1979 as the second single ...

Made famous by Tom Jones, “Green, Green Grass Of Home” has been around for over five decades now, and it managed to capture so many hearts through the years.  When Jones’ version was released in 1966, it swiftly climbed and ...

The song “Lady” by the one-and-only Kenny Rogers continues to make women swoon with the smooth combination of his velvety voice. The song was released in 1980 on the album Kenny Rogers’ Greatest Hits, and it made history for being ...

The friendship between Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson is something that is tested by time, experience, hard work, and excellence in their field. But all these were only possible through the nick of time when fate leads them to work ...

In 1979, Kenny Rogers released “Coward of The County” as the second single from his multi-platinum album Kenny. The song that runs over four minutes became a major crossover hit! It topped the Billboard Country chart and reached No. 3 ...

Kenny Rogers’ “Lady” continues to make women swoon with the smooth combination of the legendary singer’s velvety voice and an incredibly well-written story of undying love. Originally recorded in 1980 for Kenny Rogers’ Greatest Hits, the song became groundbreaking for ...

In the early 90s, Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene of Gaither Vocal Band wrote a song together titled “Mary, Did You Know?” The song was first recorded by the Christian singer Michael English, and later by the Gaither Vocal Band ...

Kenny Rogers recorded the definitive version of “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town” with his band The First Edition in 1969, taking it to No. 6 on both the Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts and No. 2 in ...

In 1983, we witnessed one of the biggest collaborations in the music industry. It was when American country star Kenny Rogers teamed up with Scottish pop star Sheena Easton to record “We’ve Got Tonight.” Both Easton and Rogers were on ...

A ballad about a longtime couple who’ve stuck together through thick and thin became one of Kenny Rogers’ career-defining songs. Taken from the album Share Your Love and released as a single in 1981, “Through The Years” peaked No. 1 ...

Movies hitting big time have played a major role in the promotion of new songs through their soundtracks. However, for the 1978 “Urban Cowboy” film, it was a completely different story. The “Urban Cowboy” Impact “Urban Cowboy,” upon its release ...

In 1982, the movie “Six Pack” starred a debuting newcomer in the film industry, Kenny Rogers. For most of us today, the movie may not have a significant impact or we could have probably not known that it existed. However, ...

Phenomenal “The Gambler,” originally “Kenny Rogers as The Gambler,” was a film series (1980 to the early ’90s) that was just as good as this legend’s signature song. The film was directed by Dick Lowry and was closely inspired by ...

Greatest Hits: Album History Kenny Rogers’ album “Greatest Hits” peaked on both the pop and country music charts in the US.  The album also featured three new singles that Kenny Rogers has never released or recorded before. These were “Lady” ...

“I Hate Everything”  was written by Gary Harrison and Keith Stegall and recorded by George Strait in 2004. The song was featured in the album, 50 Number ones.  What’s in the Song Reading “I Hate Everything” as the title, it ...

Blessed with a warm and soothing voice, Kenny Rogers‘ destiny is to be a hit-maker in the history of music. Early life Kenneth Donald Rogers was born in Houston on August 21, 1938. Despite his registered name “Kenneth Donald”, he ...

Who is Kris Kristofferson? Kris Kristofferson had a slow start in his career. His big break came when in 1971, Janis Joplin’s version of his song “Me and Bobby McGee” reached the top of the charts. Before this breakthrough, country ...

A lot of artists mastered the art of covering a song and making us think they were the first to record it. This is exactly what Blake Shelton has done with his recording of the classic country song “Ol’ Red.” ...

There are 3 vow renewal songs of Kenny Rogers that have mostly played a part in many vow renewal celebrations all over the world. Let’s check them and their messages. 3 Vow Renewal Songs of Kenny Rogers 1. “The Vows ...

Kenny Rogers and the First Edition was a rock band formed in 1967 whose styles ranged from rock and roll to R&B, folk, and country songs. The band’s members were Kenny Rogers, Mickey Jones, and Terry Williams. Their popularity spanned from ...

Via Kenny Rogers’ Facebook Page When we hear the name Kenny Rogers the first thing that pops into our minds is ‘best.’ Absolutely, he is one of the best country artists in 1957 to 2017. He spent over 60 years ...

Kenny Rogers, the iconic country singer who popularized songs such as “The Gambler” and “Islands in the Stream” is turning 81 today, and we here at Country Thang Daily would like to shout out that may Kenny have a great ...

“‘Til I Can Make It On My Own” is a popular love song in the ’70s. It was performed by some music artists like Tammy Wynette, Billy Gilman, Martina McBride, and Lulu Roman. Now, let us listen to this song ...

Honestly, after a heartbreak, we are sometimes afraid of opening our hearts to someone new. Why? That’s because we are afraid that what happened in the past will happen all over again. We all do not want to be in ...

Everything that we do should be for the love of God. Kenny Rogers could not have sung it better with these lyrics preaching the love that we have for the Lord. This song is a good reminder that in everything ...

Kenny Rogers’ “You Decorated My Life” Photo Credit: Kenny Rogers/ youtube.com by Screengrab “You Decorated My Life” is a song recorded by Kenny Rogers. American songwriters Debbie Hupp and Bob Morrison penned this classic love song. It was released in ...

UPDATE: Kenny Rogers has died at 81 There seem to be wild speculations about the country music legend and trailblazer Kenny Rogers, as rumors about his health buzz on The Daily. Feeling tired of it all, Rogers and his team ...

Kenny Rogers and “Through the Years” Kenny Rogers recorded his own version of the song “Through the Years.” Moreover, American songwriters Steve Dorff and Marty Panzer were the ones who penned this country hit song. It was then released in  ...

Everyone has their own struggles in life. No one is exempted from that. Every day, some people might be having financial problems while others are enduring personal burdens. Moreover, these problems affect our daily relationship with other people. Our troubles ...

Islands in the Stream for being the GOAT “Islands in the Streams” is arguably the best country duet song not only because it was performed by two country legends, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, but also because it is still ...

Many of our favorite stars in country music have expanded their singing career to play roles in several movies. These artists stood up and proved that they’re not only gifted with golden voices but also with acting flairs. Dolly Parton, Shania ...

Kenny Rogers’ song “I Can’t Unlove You” is one of the ultimate breakup songs you would hear. It shows what it feels like to break up with someone else. It’s not only about the pain of losing the person, but ...

Relive Jesus’ nativity as performed by two of our favorite duos of the century. Today’s feature was from a Holiday Special titled, “Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember” aired by CBS on December 2, 1984.  Our two legends sang ...

Islands in the Stream Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers gave life to this adorably sweet song about being in love. Originally, the Bee Gees wrote it. “Islands in the Stream“ was named after the Ernest Hemingway novel. In the first ...

There are some people who always want to get what someone already has. For instance, in a relationship, even though they know that the person they are with is in a committed relationship, they try to ruin it. They try ...

Friendship is probably one of the best relationships that exist. You can form a friendship with anyone. Whether it is your brother, sister, your spouse, or mother, forming friendship is crucial for making relationships work. Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton ...

There is nothing more beautiful than having someone you can lean on. God is someone we can lean on in times of crisis. He is always willing to listen to us. However, God is not only there during our times ...

When you hear the song “The Gambler,” what immediately enters your mind is the famous country singer Kenny Rogers, isn’t it? Well, what can we do, Rogers made the single his signature song. Therefore, every time “The Gambler” plays on ...

Every love is felt in Kenny Rogers’ song “Buy Me A Rose.” This love song will surely make you think of what true love really means. Let us take a look at Kenny Rogers’ last number one song on the ...

In case you didn’t know, Mel Tillis was the voice behind major country hits such as “Coca-Cola Cowboy” and “I Ain’t Never.” However, aside from his golden vocals, he is more known as a Country Music Hall of Famer and ...

Overall, Kenny Rogers has placed twenty-one number one singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Those songs topped the said chart from 1970 to 1980. “The Gambler’s” very first to top the chart was “Lucille” and “Daytime Friends.” It ...

The Billboard Hot Country Songs chart is published weekly by the Billboard in the United States. This chart is only one of the categories. Moreover, the table lists the most popular country music songs, calculated weekly by collecting airplay data ...

The Second of Five No. 1 Hits With a variety of influences, Razzy Bailey grew up melding different styles of strong country music as the base of his music. Razzy’s soul sensible was underscored even in the name of his ...

Blake Shelton | Photo credit: Youtube Blake Shelton was still on his sophomore year as a recording artist when he recorded a version of “Ol’ Red” in 2002. The song was an original record of George Jones that first hit ...