Kenny rogers recently celebrated his long standing career in music and entertainment with a "The First Fifty Years" Kenny Rogers Anniversary book, and now the Country Music icon is celebrating another year of life.

Kenneth Donald Rogers was born August 21st 1938 and has achieved more than 100 multiple music genre hits over the course of his career. 120 is the current number. He has written, produced, done a bit of acting, and has even dabbled in photography. In fact according to rapidcityjournal.com his concert tonight in Deadwood, SD will include a few stops to take photographs for his newest photography book which will feature his vision of America's vast beauty.

Check out my Kenny Rogers birthday pick...."Lucille" it's a classsic!