Gatlin Brothers To Present Kenny Rogers With Lifetime Achievement Award

Gatlin Brothers To Present Kenny Rogers With Lifetime Achievement Award

GRAMMY┬« Award-winning Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers will salute fellow Texan and music legend Kenny Rogers at the 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards on Wednesday, February 22 at the Texas Performing Arts Center in Austin. The Gatlin Brothers and vocalist Vikki Carr will perform Rogers’ classic hit “Islands In the Stream” before presenting him with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Larry Gatlin and Carr will also perform Rogers’ 1980 #1 hit, “Lady.”

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Country Music Groups Of The 80s: Who Was Your Favorite? #moreclassywriting

Country Music Groups of the 80s ~

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The 80s were a decade of big change for country music. The genre started a bit of a move away from outlaw music and picked up a bit of pop sound, which also allowed many acts to crossover onto stations that played other genres or music. With acts like Exile, Alabama and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, country music in the 80s was not only big for crossover success, it was also great for bands.

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