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Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” Earns Historic Honor

Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” Earns Historic Honor

The Library of Congress added 25 titles to the National Recording Registry, including Kenny Rogers’ 1978 hit, “The Gambler,” which was penned by Don Schlitz. “The song was not written about gambling, it was written with a very personal look at life,” said Kenny, according to the Library of Congress. “To say I’m proud is…MORE

Big Gamble

Big Gamble

On June 16, 1978, Kenny Rogers recorded his signature song “The Gambler” at Nashville’s Jack Clement Studios. Kenny released the song five months later in November. By December 16, “The Gambler” was on the top of the charts, where it remained for three weeks.MORE

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Country Things

Country Things

Granger Smith will release the second half of his 10th studio album, Country Things, on Nov. 27. The two-part album features 16 tracks with two bonus tracks. photo by TCD