Country lovers in Africa mourn legend Kenny Rogers.

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Country lovers in Africa mourn legend Kenny Rogers.

Country music icon Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81 after a six decade career.

His family announced early on Saturday that the legend died peacefully at home surrounded by close relations.

“Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family,” a statement said.

The Rogers’ family plans a small private service due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Some of his hits songs are “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “Islands in the Stream,” “Lucille,” “She Believes In Me,” and “Through the Years.”

Rogers paired with icon Dolly Parton to produce some of the bear country music’s  duets, including “Islands in the Stream,” “Love is Strange,” “Real Love,” and “You Can’t Make Old Friends.”

The Grammy award winner announced his retirement in 2015 that after a career spanning over six decades.

Tributes from Africans

Country music lovers in Africa have taken to social media to mourn their icon.

Many of the tributes have come from South Africa where Kenny Rogers embarked on his final farewell tour in 2015.

 


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