Kenny Rogers is more than just a Country Music superstar! Through the years he's published several photography works, starred in several movies and television specials, had his own line of chicken restaurants, written and performed in an off-Broadway play and started his own independent record label.

Now, at the age of 73, 'The Gambler' is still on a roll! In Part One of our interview, Kenny Rogers talks about his holiday hit 'Mary, Did You Know,' Taking pictures of Michael Jackson, his favorite television appearance, and reveals the hardest part about being 'Kenny Rogers.'

Kenny Rogers will be performing with Billy Dean Thursday night, December 22 at Proctors in Schenectady.

Click below to enjoy Part One of our visit with Kenny Rogers!

Click here for Part Two of our visit with Kenny Rogers.

Click here to read about my day with Kenny Rogers on the set of Jimmy Fallon.

Click here to read our review of Kenny Rogers 2010 Christmas and Hits Show.