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Sunday 2 August 2015

Rogers joins Country Hall of Fame

Published 10/04/2013 | 16:57

Bobby Bare, Kenny Rogers, and Jack Clement are joining the Country Music Hall of Fame
Bobby Bare, Kenny Rogers, and Jack Clement are joining the Country Music Hall of Fame

Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and Jack Clement are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame in the US.

The trio of new inductees - who attended a news conference at the Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville - have each made a significant impact in the music world.

Kenny was both a pop crossover and a pop culture sensation in the 1970s and 80s with songs like The Gambler and the Lionel Richie-produced Lady.

Jack, an artist and producer, played a crucial role in the history of music, working as a producer and engineer at Sun Records before moving to Nashville.

And Bobby has veered from country to pop and rock.

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