“I do not think I will ever tour again,” Dolly Parton confirms. She cited her advancing age, as well as her husband Carl Dean as one of the reasons she no longer wants to be away from home for weeks at a time. Dolly has previously stated that she has no desire to retire fully, and that if it was up to her, she would die on stage.
Over the last few days, rumors have been swirling that Randy Travis has contracted pneumonia while in a Dallas-area rehab facility, recovering from a recent stroke he had while being treated for a heart condition. The primary source of that information appears to be fellow traditional country music star and Randy Travis friend Sammy Kershaw.
Country Music singer Randy Travis is in critical condition in a Texas hospital, according to his publicist. Travis was admitted the the hospital on Sunday for complications with viral cardiomyopathy that he acquired recently. Nothing else is known at this time. Please check back to Saving Country Music as we continue to update this developing story.