Country music icon Kenny Rogers dead at age 81

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Country music icon Kenny Rogers has died at the age of eighty one or Jason Fraley takes a look back at his career born in Houston in nineteen thirty eight Kenny Rogers gained fame in the psychedelic rock group first issue with hits like just dropped in in ruby don't take your love to town he went solo for the nineteen seventy seven country hit zero and his signature poker metaphor the gambling no more hits followed like Howard County and Lionel Richie produced late in shining armor the beaches wrote his Dolly Parton duet highlands he joined all star African relief in we are the world hit number one again would buy me a rose at age sixty one and in pop culture his rotisserie chicken chain Kenny Rogers roasters inspired a classic Seinfeld episode before his finality song for home improvement never seen

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