Darius Rucker and Sheryl Crow were among the big names at Countryfest 2013 in New York on Saturday (July 13), but the super-sized tribute to the ailing Randy Travis might have provided the day's most memorable moment. Over 20,000 fans cheered and shouted the singer's name to show their undying support.
Randy Travis' heart troubles began with a viral infection, but at the root of his troubles is something more chronic. The singer has been hospitalized for eight days, much of which he's spent on life support.
Randy Travis -- who recently suffered a stroke after a complication due to a complication of congestive heart failure -- underwent surgery on Wednesday (July 10), and fans have been very concerned about his progress since. Finally, there has been an update -- and, most importantly, it's good news.
As of today Country singer Randy Travis is still in critical condition following brain surgery to relive pressure after he suffered a stroke. In all of this sad news I wanted to bring some sort of light by pi
Randy Travis is thanking fans for their love and support while offering a few more details of the medical procedure he underwent to stabilize his heart. The singer is being treated for viral cardiomyopathy and has since transferred hospitals after being admitted on Sunday (July 7).
The country music community has been grieving since George Jones died in April. To help soften the blow -- and perhaps to cope with his feelings -- Randy Travis dedicated a new song called 'Tonight I'm Playing Possum' to a man many call the greatest country singer of all time. Joe Nichols joins Travis on this powerful duet.
Joe Nichols was handpicked by Randy Travis to record the new George Jones tribute 'Tonight I'm Playing Possum.' Before his set at the 2013 Taste of Country Music Festival, the 'Sunny and 75' singer told ToC that the two only recently developed a relationship, and Travis likely picked him because he knew he'd appreciate the opportunity.
Beloved country star George Jones will forever be remembered as Possum, thanks to Randy Travis, who debuted a deeply moving song in tribute to the iconic singer, appropriately titled 'Tonight I'm Playin' Possum.'
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