Intro for Ronnie Milsap & Kenny Rogers with Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson
Jenny Harding, For TSM

Country music legend, and my hero since I can remember, Kenny Rogers, has announced that he is retiring from touring. He made the announcement on The Today Show This week. I am so glad I had the opportunity to meet Kenny one more time and bring him on stage at Greeley Stampede last year with the help of Miss Colorado 2015, Kelley Johnson. The first album I ever bought was an 8-track of "The Gambler".

Kenny has been touring the World for the past 57 years and he is not quite done yet. His next world tour, in 2016, will be his last. It will end with a performance on The Today Show. Details and dates for Rogers’ final World Tour will be announced in the coming months.

Kenny has also released his first new Christmas album in seventeen years titled: "Once Again It’s Christmas". It's his first Christmas release since 1998 and his sixth Christmas release overall.

I will never forget the 1st time I met Kenny Rogers. I talk about it in this short YouTube video:

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