Kenny Rogers & The First Edition

Formed 1966, USA. Kenny Rogers and Thelma Comacho were former singers with the New Christy Minstrels. Terry Williams is son of the trombonist for Tommy Dorsey.
Label: Reprise
Musicians: Kenny Rogers (vcls); Thelma Camacho (vcls); Terry Williams (gtr); Mike Settle (rhy gtr); Mickey Jones (drms)
Producers: Jimmy Bowen
Writers: Mel Tillis
RS 20829 Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town 11 Oct 1969 48-49-45-21-19-9-5-3-2-2-2-2 Pts: 381
    Song was written in 1966, originally about the Korean War.  
    10 Jan 1970 4-2-7-7-13-18-20-24-30-46 Pts: 230
Producers: Jimmy Bowen/Kenny Rogers
Writers: Mac Davis
RS 20888 Something's Burning 31 Jan 1970 48-39-32-28-16-18-13-11-8-9-15-18-22-36 Pts: 209

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