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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (81 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kenny Rogers Narrator: Taber Burns, Traber Burns Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2012 ISBN: 9780062083913
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A living legend of Country Music and a worldwide music icon, superstar Kenny Rogers has enjoyed a fascinating five decades in show business, and he tells the full story of his remarkable life and career in Luck or Something Like It. From his days with hit group The First Edition to his sterling solo work, the artist who "knows when to hold 'em and knows when to fold 'em" knows how to tell a captivating life story as well–bringing a golden era of Country Music to life as he recounts his remarkable rise to the top of the charts. An honest, moving, eye-opening view of a musician's life on the road, Luck or Something Like It is the definitive music memoir–a backstage pass to fifty years of performing and recording presented by the one and only Kenny Rogers, one of the bestselling artists ever.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Rogers is an exquisite storyteller, able to get across a range of ideas and emotions in songs like ‘Lucille’ and ‘The Gambler.’ That breezy, conversational tone comes across on the page.”

    Entertainment Weekly

  • “Engagingly honest.”

    Toronto Star

  • “In his aw-shucks, sit-down-and-listen-for-a-spell memoir…[Rogers] reminisces in never-before-told stories…Rogers gracefully recalls the ups and downs on his wild ride to fame.”

    BookPage

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 6/27/2013

    " This is a good book about the life and career of the singer. Among the highlights are his discussions of his relations with friends Dolly Parton and Lionel Richie. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Christopher | 2/14/2013

    " interesting, not especially well written "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennie | 2/7/2013

    " If your at all a fan, it's an interesting read. "

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About the Author

Kenny Rogers is one of the bestselling artists of all time with more than 120 million albums sold worldwide. He has endeared himself to music lovers around the world with hit songs like “Lady,” “The Gambler,” “Islands in the Stream,” and “Love or Something Like It.” He is a three-time Grammy Award winner and has won eighteen American Music Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, and five Country Music Association Awards.

About the Narrator

Traber Burns worked for thirty-five years in regional theater, including the New York, Oregon, and Alabama Shakespeare festivals. He also spent five years in Los Angeles appearing in many television productions and commercials, including Lost, Close to Home, Without a Trace, Boston Legal, Grey’s Anatomy, Cold Case, Gilmore Girls, and others.