Rogers to Release 42 Ultimate Hits

Capitol Records will release Kenny Rogers: 42 Ultimate Hits on June 1. The two-CD set will cover his entire career, from his time with The First Edition through his most recent No. 1 hit, “Buy Me a Rose.” Rogers recorded for the United Artists and Liberty labels (now Capitol) for most of his career but also released several singles on RCA. He has 21 No. 1 hits and 14 additional Top 10 hits, according to Billboard. The collection features three new tracks, including a duet with Capitol newcomer Whitney Duncan (“My World Is Over”) and a song written by Phil Vassar (“It’s a Beautiful Life”).