Kenny Rogers & the First Edition

Legends: Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town

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Always astute as an entertainer, Kenny Rogers learned there was an easy listening audience out there from his time in the New Christy Minstrels, and he learned that there was also a younger pop, rock, and country audience out there during his time heading the First Edition, and he deftly combined the two with a series of pop-oriented country hits during his later solo career. This set focuses on his time with the First Edition, and includes the hit "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town," a song that is a virtual template for his subsequent solo approach.

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