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News Round Up: George Jones released From Hospital
George Jones has been released from a Nashville, Tenn. hospital. Jones was admitted with an upper respiratory infection. The 80-year-old spent a week in March in the hospital with the same illness. The legendary country singer had canceled performances through June and will reschedule shows where possible.
Legendary roots musician Doc Watson remains in critical condition at a North Carolina hospital after undergoing colon surgery this past week. The 89-year-old Watson had also fallen early in the week. No bones were broken, but an underlying condition prompted the surgery.
In honor of what would have been his 72nd birthday Levon Helm’s band and friends – led by Larry Campbell, Theresa Williams, Amy Helm, Byron Isaacs and Justin Gulp – gathered at his Woodstock farm last night for a commemorative Ramble. The show was announced late Saturday night and quickly sold.
The Luckenbach Sunday Picker Circle host for the last 3 years, Cowboy Doug Davis, has passed away. Luckenbach , TX will hold a memorial service in honor of Doug Next Sunday June 3 at 5pm.