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Kenny Rogers Dies at 81!

Best known for hits like The Gambler, Lucille and Islands in the Stream, country chart-topper and country Music Hall of Famer Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81.

While his mainstream country hits are most remembered, Rogers co-fronted the rock band The First Edition and hit both a psychedelic hit – with I Just Dropped In (To See What condition My condition Was In) and, in the sound that would become his trademark, Ruby (Don’t Take Your Love To Town).

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The Gambler Jams Out!

THE GAMBLER

The Gambler is a remake of the 1974 classic about a man with an addiction to gambling – to the point of endangering his life. In this version, a university professor gets in deep with three very deadly members of the gambling underworld. This version has a unique take on character that, just barely, allows for the possibility of a hopeful (if not necessarily happy) finale.

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