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Darius Rucker says Kenny Rogers truly is a crossover star.  Rucker recalls when he was a kid he spent a lot of time listening to the radio, and found Rogers' music all across the dial. 

Darius says he grew up thinking Kenny was "the ultimate," because Rogers' songs were played on rock, pop, and country radio stations. 

Rucker has been honoring Rogers at various events in recent weeks.  He performed at Kenny's recent Country Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and took part in a tribute to Rogers at last week's Country Music Association Awards. 

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