RIP: Kenny Rogers

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/21/2020 - 06:18
The Gambler

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.

Multiple Grammy winner Country Music Superstar Kenny Rogers once performed during the Voice of America Anniversary Concert. As a former government manager, I attended the performance. it was a memorable one for this faithful fan. This is an early favorite of mine.

I pushed my soul in a deep dark hole and then I followed it in
I watched myself crawling out as I was a-crawling in
I got up so tight I couldn't unwind
I saw so much I broke my mind
I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in

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