Luck Or Something Like It by Kenny Rogers

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6 Critic Reviews

Luck or Something Like It is an enjoyable read about his music career, family, friends, interests, and memories.
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Synopsis

A living legend of Country Music and a worldwide music icon, superstar Kenny Rogers has enjoyed a fascinating five decades in show business, and he tells the full story of his remarkable life and career in Luck or Something Like It. From his days with hit group The First Edition to his sterling solo work, the artist who "knows when to hold 'em and knows when to fold 'em" knows how to tell a captivating life story as well–bringing a golden era of Country Music to life as he recounts his remarkable rise to the top of the charts. An honest, moving, eye-opening view of a musician's life on the road, Luck or Something Like It is the definitive music memoir–a backstage pass to fifty years of performing and recording presented by the one and only Kenny Rogers, one of the bestselling artists ever.

 

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Kenny Rogers is one of popular music's most accomplished artists. One of the highest selling music artists of all time, his career has lasted for more than fifty years and in that time he has recorded more than sixty albums and sold tens of millions of records around the world.
 
Published October 2, 2012 by William Morrow. 307 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction
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Critic reviews for Luck Or Something Like It
All: 6 | Positive: 5 | Negative: 1

Kirkus

Below average
Oct 01 2012

This doesn’t really hit that 100 percent mark, but it’s a light and pleasant read all the same.

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Publishers Weekly

Excellent
Oct 22 2012

Ripe with nostalgia, this book should please Rogers's fans while encouraging newcomers to explore his diverse and deep body of work.

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Blog Critics

Excellent
Reviewed by Joe Ross on Sep 26 2012

Luck or Something Like It is an enjoyable read about his music career, family, friends, interests, and memories.

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AV Club

Excellent
Reviewed by Jason Heller on Oct 22 2012

...Luck Or Something Like It is as immaculately crafted, breezily told, and easygoing as a Kenny Rogers song.

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Houston Press

Excellent
Reviewed by Bob Ruggiero on Oct 10 2012

...fans of Rogers, classic country, and the grooming of gray hair will find plenty to enjoy here. And -- as readers already know -- the Gambler has survived on more than just luck over the years.

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AZ Central

Excellent
Reviewed by Randy Cordova on Oct 03 2012

You get a sense of the entertainer's humility as soon as you see the book's title

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