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Kenny Rogers

The Leonard Lopate Show

Kenny Rogers

Monday, December 24, 2012

Kenny Rogers talks about making of his career in country music and his most memorable songs, including "Lucille," "The Gambler," "Lady," and "Islands in the Stream." His new memoir Luck of Something Like It details growing up in Depression-era Texas, surviving in poverty, and he recounts his early years as a jazz bassist and later as a member of the folk group the New Christy Minstrels.
(Originally aired October 2, 2012)

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