Country music singer Kenny Rogers dead at 81

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  1. ozcopper

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    Country music icon Kenny Rogers has died. He was 81.

    "The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10.25pm," his family said in a statement on Saturday. "Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family."
     
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    Roswell Crash Survivor Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    "And somewhere in the darkness,
    The gambler he broke even"


    As a poker enthusiast, I've lost count of how many times I've heard that song being quoted at the table, post-flop.
    Always incites a groan, but still appreciated.
     
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    That's sad news, i was a weird teen that actually liked playing his albums instead of Kiss etc.
     
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    He had a great run , and left a legacy many would be very proud to achieve. Will be sadly missed , a true talent.

    The Gambler and Islands in the Stream , feature regularly on our playlist and always will :)
     
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    He will be missed. I guess he knew when to fold'em.
     
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    Myf Warhurst (of ABC radio and TV) will be in 7 days of mourning with Kenny's passing.
     
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    RIP

    At least he won't see and live through the misery the world will be in for the next decade.
     
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    Play the blues for me Freddie King!
     

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