Panel Discussion: The First Edition Drops In
Saturday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m.
WHAT: Panel Discussion: The First Edition Drops In
During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Kenny Rogers made hit recordings, appeared on TV shows, and undertook successful tours as a member of the First Edition. In the process, Rogers laid the groundwork for his later solo stardom. In this free-ranging conversation, First Edition members Kenny Rogers, Mike Settle, Terry Williams, Mary Miller, and Gene Lorenzo will discuss the group’s impressive career, which included hits such as “Just Dropped In (to See What Condition my Condition Was In)”; “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town”; Settle’s original song “But You Know I Love You”; and “Ruben James.” Presented in support of the exhibit Kenny Rogers: Through the Years.
WHO: Kenny Rogers and the original First Edition lineup: Mike Settle, Terry Williams, Mary Miller, and Gene Lorenzo
WHEN: Saturday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m.*
WHERE: The CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 222 5th Avenue S. Nashville, Tenn. 37203
This program will be streamed live at countrymusichalloffame.org. Included with Museum admission. Free to Museum members. Limited seating. Program pass required.
*Museum Admission is $24.95 for adults, $14.95 for children ages six to 12, and free for children under six. The museum offers discounted admission to seniors (60 and older), the military and students (with valid IDs). Group rates are available for tours of 15 or more.
Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee in 1964. The museum’s mission is the preservation of the history of country and related vernacular music rooted in southern culture. With the same educational mission, the foundation also operates CMF Records, the museum’s Frist Library and Archive, CMF Press, Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print®. More information about the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is available at countrymusichalloffame.org or by calling (615) 416-2001.