Kenny Rogers

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Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb of The Bee Gees

Maybe it was the notorious moment in 1997 when, after a barrage of jokey insults from Clive Anderson, the Bee Gees walked out of his chatshow in (...)

Artists are seen on screens during the Eurovision’s Europe Shine A Light remote television show. Photograph: AP

With the coronavirus pandemic persisting longer than even the typical Eurovision power ballad, the inevitable has come to pass. The song-and-dance ja(...)

‘I wasn’t ever the girl who dreamed about her big white wedding.’ Photograph: iStockphoto

Baby when I met you there was peace unknown. Tomorrow, March 27th, my fiance and I should have been dancing our first dance as a married couple to Is(...)

 Kenny Rogers poses backstage after accepting the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement award at the 47th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S in 2014. Photograph:  Eric Henderson/Reuters

Kenny Rogers was a smooth, Grammy-winning singer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with hits including Lucille, Lady and Islands In The Stream. (...)

US singer Kenny Rogers performing in concert on his ‘Farewell Tour’ during Rodeo Austin at the Travis County Expo Center in Austin, Texas in March 2017. File photograph:  Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP

Kenny Rogers has been hailed as “an icon of country music” following his death aged 81. The singer, known for hits such as Coward Of The County and T(...)

 John Templeton:  “The four most dangerous words in investing are ‘This time it’s different’ ”  Photograph: PA/Wire

Sometimes, you can find more wisdom in a single sentence than in an entire book, and that’s particularly true amongst the investment and trading frate(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: his call for Dáil to think about political reform ahead of any sorting out of who gets what isn’t entirely selfess, but that doesn’t make it a bad idea. Photograph: Alan Betson

Well this is awkward. Elections are supposed to solve problems, not create them. But this one has made things really complicated. Forming a governme(...)

Andy Murray is through to his fourth Australian Open final after he beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets.(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

With his fiancé, Kim Sears, offering what a proficient lip-reader might interpret as unequivocally Anglo-Saxon encouragement, Andy Murray won a semi-f(...)

Sing out sisters

The most beautiful song ever written about love and loss is Emmylou Harris’s From Boulder to Birmingham. Written just after the death of her beloved G(...)