Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers
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by Kenny Rogers

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Kenneth Donald Rogers, 21 August 1938, Houston, Texas, USA. Rogers was the fourth of eight children, born in a poor area, where his father worked in a shipyard and his mother in a hospital. By sheer perseverance, he became the first member of his family to graduate. By 1955 Rogers was part of a doo-wop group, the Scholars, who recorded ‘Poor Little Doggie’, ‘Spin The Wheel’ and ‘Kangewah’, which was written by gossip columnist Louella Parsons. At the age of 19, he... Read more

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