One Night To Remember: Dolly Parton Mesmerised Grammy Veteran At His Farewell Concert With Her Grand Performance

Date February 2, 2018

Time stood still as two of the biggest country legends on planet earth shared the stage together. While at it, it wasn’t difficult to see why they are considered so.

The duo, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, simply mesmerized the audience with their unforgettable rendition of “Islands in the Stream”, their 1983 award-winning hit song.

True friends are like diamonds – bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style. (Nicole Richie)

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The occasion was Kenny’s “All In For The Gambler” farewell concert celebration.

About Kenny Rogers

Kenneth Ray Rogers is an actor, musician, record producer as well as an entrepreneur. He was born 4th place out of 8 children.

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The country star is a man devoted to his goat, a pet he acquired from a friend. He has emphatically stated that this animal is his “center”, one who brings him the much-needed peace after long and stressful tours.


He is married to Wander Miller and has 5 children, 2, from his current marriage and 3, from past relationships.

His Farewell party and the moment Dolly stepped in.

In what could be described as a goosebump moment, Dolly Parton ever so hauntingly crooned the lyrics of her favorite tune “I will always love you,” to the retiring Grammy Veteran.

This was in addition to the duet they had done earlier. The electricity produced by her performance stunned the adoring audience into silence. Everyone simply had to hold back their tears.

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The man of the hour himself cut an emotional picture as he placed his arm around Dolly while she sang to him. The beautiful kiss they shared at the end was the perfect icing for such a graceful moment.

Their friendship has spanned several decades and they did share sweet memories of it with the audience.


Quotes and achievements of the star

Here are some of the wise sayings the “Grammy Veteran” is known for:

Here's what I've learned about raising boys... if you keep 'em busy, they're fine. You let 'em get bored, they'll dismantle your house board by board. (Kenny Rogers)

You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run. (Kenny Rogers)

I have awards right now that I do not remember walking on stage to get. (Kenny Rogers)

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Notable amongst his plethora of awards are:

  1. Grammy Awards - Best Male Country Vocal Performance.
  2. Academy Of Country Music Awards - Top Male Vocalist/Single Of The Year/Entertainer Of The Year.
  3. America Music Awards - Favorite Country Album/Favorite Male Country Artist
  4. TNN Music Awards - Career Achievement Award.
  5. He’s also an “inductee” of the Texas Country Music Hall Of Fame.

What else can we wish the icon other than plenteous days of bliss with his family, even as he retires from the entertainment scene?

His contribution to the world of music sure lives on.

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