Kenny Rogers died Friday night, at 81 years old, according to a statement posted by his family on his twitter account. He died peacefully at home in Sandy Springs, Ga., of natural causes at 10:25 p.m., the statement said.
The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family. https://t.co/adxAgiMW2s pic.twitter.com/nggWiiotMT
— Kenny Rogers (@_KennyRogers) March 21, 2020
But who was Kenny Rogers?
Rogers’s career spanned six decades and he sold more than 100 million records worldwide. He was a legend. He made people fall in love with his biggest hits such as “The Gambler” “Lady” “Islands in the Stream” and “Lucille”. The country icon will always live through his music and fans. Rest in peace, legend.
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