Kenny Rogers

On a warm summer’s evening
On a train bound for nowhere
I met up with the gambler
We were both too tired to sleep
So we took turns a-starin’
Out the window at the darkness

This song was recorded in the voice of Kenny Rogers and it was written by Don Schlitz. November 1978 hit casted a spell on the generations. This song of late 70s was written as a country song. It soon became parable of 70s. A character Brady Hawkes a fictional old west gambler was created out of the song and Films for American TV were made. The Gambler 1980,  The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (1983),  The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues (1987), 3.4The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991), 3.5Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (1994). Later some book also were wrote. Kenny Rogers who helped three generations to grow and prosper over 50 years left us in Corona Pandemic last year. Alas, for all fans,  all five of the Gambler films starring Kenny Rogers are being released in one DVD collection—Kenny Rogers:  The Gambler.  This 6-film box set (featuring the movie Coward of the County as a bonus) is essential for Kenny Rogers’s fans.



Published by Rahul Mate

Passionate about cinema, fine art, literature and photography, while teaching in media school Rahul Mate makes a little change into the life of people by connecting them with world of creative freedom.

4 thoughts on “Kenny Rogers

  1. As gambling is not one of my sins, this collection won’t be mine. Thank you for reading my post. I am still consulting your recommended “Life’s a Pitch”.
    Thank you.


  2. You’ve got to know when to hold ’em
    Know when to fold ’em
    Know when to walk away
    Know when to run
    You never count your money
    When you’re sittin’ at the table
    There’ll be time enough for countin’
    When the dealing’s done
    — Kenny Rogers, “The Gambler”

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