Image Courtesy of Webster PRCountry star Kenny Rogers will reunite with members of his former pop-rock band, The First Edition, for a panel discussion that will take place Saturday, January 17, at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. Rogers will be joined by founding singer/guitarists Mike Settle and Terry Williams, as well as by backing vocalist Mary Miller and arranger/keyboardist Gene Lorenzo, to chat about their experiences in the group, which was together from 1967 until about 1976.

The event, which will be held at the museum’s CMA Theater, has been organized in conjunction with the ongoing “Kenny Rogers: Through the Years” exhibit. Admission to the discussion will be free museum members and for those paying to visit the facility. Seating is limited. The event also will be streamed live online at starting at 2 p.m. CT.

Kenny Rogers and the First Edition scored a string of top-40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 from 1967 to 1970. Their biggest hits were 1967’s “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)” and 1969’s “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town,” which peaked at #5 and #6, respectively.

In related news, Rogers will be playing three concerts at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, on January 15, 16 and 17. He’ll be accompanied at the shows by the Nashville Symphony.

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