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    Default Re: Don in the Press/Blogs/etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by shunlvswx View Post
    Here's an article about Don talking about his mentor. Don saw him 6 weeks ago.

    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/m...ribute-970907/


    RIP Gambler. Thanks for discovering Don and his band and took a chance on them. We would had never gotten the Eagles and Don would had never met Glenn.
    I thought Don might issue a statement about Kenny. Thanks for posting that, shun.

    So sad that he's passed, but as Dolly Parton said in her tribute, he's in a better place now.

    Always in our hearts, Never forgotten

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    Beautiful words from Don about Kenny. Thank God he took an interest in a bunch of small town kids who wanted to make it big. They didn't but it gave us the Eagles. it is nice that Don got a chance to thank Kenny and say good bye.
    Shun - Thanks for posting this.

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    Such a lovely tribute by Don about Kenny, who played such a key role in the band’s history.

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    On another note, it appears Don gave permission allowing a Spanish version of “Desperado” be used in a documentary. This documentary is about two 1915 shooting deaths in south Texas and is titled Border Bandits. “Kirby” is Kirby Warnock, the film’s director. I assume the guy didn’t have to pay an arm and a leg to use the song.

    Because of its Hispanic influences, the film demanded Mexican-themed music, but the only problem was that Kirby did not speak Spanish and was not totally familiar with Tex-Mex music, save for the cojunto radio stations he heard growing up. Faced with this dilemma, he went back to his roots—rock and roll. "I've always been a big fan of the Eagles' album, Desperado, so I contacted Don Henley and asked him if we could do a Spanish version of the title song. He gave us permission and basically said that it would be no problem for him to get us the clearances," recalls Warnock.
    https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Academics.../BorderBandits


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    Just a reminder that "Kenny Rogers" airs tonight on A&E at 9:00 eastern. Don Henley was a guest performer at the 2017 concert that this special is built upon.

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    Sorry to report that Don Henley was not on the A&E biography, "Kenny Rogers." It was a really interesting and worthwhile show though.

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    I recorded it. Will watch. Bummer no Henley.

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    In spite of My My's reminder, I was unable to watch this and I forgot to record it as well. Shoot - hopefully, they will air it again before too long.

    "People don't run out of dreams: People just run out of time ..."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ive always been a dreamer View Post
    In spite of My My's reminder, I was unable to watch this and I forgot to record it as well. Shoot - hopefully, they will air it again before too long.
    I started to watch have to finish....
    It appears to be available on aetv.com:
    https://www.aetv.com/specials/biography-kenny-rogers

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    KW - Thanks so much for posting that link. I just finished watching and I really enjoyed it. It was great! Too bad they didn't show Don at Kenny's farewell show.

    "People don't run out of dreams: People just run out of time ..."
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    no prob Gonna watch tomorrow....ya wish Mr. Henley was in there, kinda dropped the ball on that, I think. Who knows.

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