A family representative said that Rogers "passed away peacefully at home from natural causes” at the age of 81.
Hank's final recording session produced his last country chart-topper in 'Take These Chains From My Heart.'
The ballad continued Rogers' chart-topping country form and went on to win a Grammy for Country Song of the Year.
What connects Patsy Cline, country contemporary Mel Tillis and rock 'n' roller Carl Perkins? So Wrong, the penultimate hit of her lifetime.
'The Gambler' single and album found the entertainer in the hottest form of his life.
The 20-track retrospective honours a figurehead of country and pop.