“Country music is really the white man’s rhythm and blues. It’s where all the pain is. Once you get to country you can’t go back because there’s no other music that’s that honest.”
Duets have been an integral part of country music for decades. Here are ten of the most classic male-female country duets of all time.
“When we did ‘Islands in the Stream’ we connected musically, when we did ‘You Can’t Make Old Friends’ we connected personally,” Rogers said. “For me, it’s not important that it’s a hit song, but it’s important historically to have it on tape.”
A singer as notable as Kenny Rogers doesn’t necessarily need a “comeback,” but these last couple years he’s certainly enjoying one.
The Country Music Association announced today that Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare, and ‘Cowboy’ Jack Clement will be the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame!
Don’t miss out on seeing your favorite country artists on television this week. We have the schedule and details for you below. Time to set your DVR and see Chris Young, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Gloriana, and more!
Glen Campbell is forced to cancel Australian tour dates with Kenny Rogers. Speculations are that it is due to his progressing Alzheimer’s. Grab a kleenex and watch his just released video for “A Better Place.”
Kenny Rogers will join Radiohead, the Beach Boys, The Roots, the Avett Brothers, and dozens more June 7-10 to perform at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee.
The 2012 Stagecoach Country Music Festival kicks off today in Southern California, bringing many of country’s top stars to the hot, dry desert stages in Indio, California (the same location as rock festival Coachella) all weekend long.
The late Dick Clark was best known for championing pop and rock acts on his groundbreaking TV show American Bandstand. But at the same time, he wasn’t shy about featuring some country artists — and standing up for those he truly believed in.