They were so excited about doing the album, and they really added some life to the record. Rogers will be performing many of the songs from the set on his annual Christmas tour -- which starts Nov. It will be the 35th and final holiday tour for the performer, who announced in September that he would be hanging up his traveling shoes in 2016."We do about 30 days in a row. "We did 'Islands in the Stream' on the CMA Awards back in 2013, and I don't think in the last 10 years I've found anyone that I had such a connection with.
I really think that people are anxious to feel something at that time of year. - Westchester County Center12/12 - Uncasville, Conn.
Things have gotten so commercial that they want to feel something real about Christmas."Kenny Rogers' Once Again It's Christmas tour dates:11/11-14 - Niagara Falls, Ontario - Niagara Fallsview Casino Avalon11/17 - Moncton, New Brunswick - Casino New Brunswick11/18 - Truro, Nova Scotia - Rath Eastlink Centre11/20 - Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador - Pepsi Centre11/21 - Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador - Clarenville Events Centre11/22 - St. - Mohegan Sun Arena12/13 - Bangor, Maine - Cross Insurance Center12/15 - Hagerstown, Md. - Berglund Performing Arts Theatre12/17 - Verona, N. - Turning Stone Resort & Casino - Event Center12/18 - King of Prussia, Pa.
It's that way with Alison Krauss on 'Some Children See Him.' ...
She was the perfect partner for that."Working with Nettles was something Rogers had been wanting to do for a couple of years, and he insists it was worth the wait.
“It’s no longer to do with vanity, ego, and visible success,” says Robert.
“It’s just about getting down into the earth of music.
When Alison starts singing, I might as well not even be on the album.
She is so perfect on that and comes in like an angel.
I spent three, four, five years never playing a Zeppelin song, from 1981 onwards, because I didn’t just want to lean on Zeppelin.