Sammy Kershaw Says Randy Travis Is Battling Pneumonia
Randy Travis is recovering from his recent health problems, which included cardiomyopathy, a stroke and emergency surgery, but according to one of his good friends, the singer may have experienced a setback.
Sammy Kershaw wrote on his Facebook page earlier this month that Travis was facing another complication. "Olde friend Randy Travis needs our prayers," he shared. "Had a little setback this weekend. He has developed pneumonia. Let's rock on for him."
Travis' representatives have not responded to requests for comment on his latest condition. The 'Forever and Ever, Amen' singer was released from the hospital in late July, and is recovering at a physical therapy facility.
The 54-year-old may be regaining his physical strength, but his mind is still on music. He recently announced he will release his latest album, 'Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am,' on Oct. 1. The 13-track album includes songs that he says helped shape his own award-winning career.
“When I think of my musical heroes of yesteryear, or the younger stars of this year, I am reminded that it is true we learn from the ones ahead of us, and teach the ones that follow,” Travis says. “They are the reason I chose to make this album.”
Updates on Travis' physical condition will be posted here.
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