Country music legend Ray Price is heading home after an extended stay at the hospital to spend his final days on his Texas ranch according to doctors and Ray’s wife Janice. Ray has been at the East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, TX, dealing with complications from a long fight with pancreatic Cancer. Ray was discharged from the hospital today (12-12-13).
Outlaw country music singer-songwriter and performer Wayne Mills of the Wayne Mills Band is in “extremely critical condition” currently at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after being shot at 5 AM this morning outside of the Pit and Barrel bar at 515 2nd Ave in Nashville. According to Wayne’s manager J.R. Smith, Things arent looking good right now. Please send prayers to Wayne and his family.”
The accident occurred at roughly 3:30 AM Central time near Sulphur Springs. Multiple injuries have been reported, with multiple band members and/or crew injured, including Willie Nelson’s long-time drummer Paul English who reportedly broke his foot. Willie Nelson has canceled all immediate upcoming shows for the moment, but his New Years Eve show at the Moody Theater in Austin is still on.
Country Music Hall of Famer Ray Price is currently in the hospital battling Sepsis, a bacterial infection in his blood line. He is currently in a cardiac intensive care unit being treated by Dr. Red Duke. “Rays blood pressure dropped too low and his heart rate too high. We were in watchful crisis all night long and through out early morning hours before he stabilized,” Ray’s wife Janie Price told fans.
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.
Country music legend Ray Price is finally being released from the hospital after being admitted on May 9th for severe dehydration. Ray was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in November of 2012 and began receiving radiation treatment. By February of 2013, the cancer was in remission and Ray was back performing, but a medication Ray was taking for Post Radiation Syndrome resulted in the loss of too many fluids.
Country Music legend Willie Nelson spent Sunday night in a Denver area hospital after complaining of breathing problems due to Emphysema and the high altitude. According to KVET 98.1 in Austin, Willie Nelson is feeling better this morning and planning to head back to Texas today. Nelson has a show scheduled at the Dallas House of Blues for Tuesday (8-21), but no word if he will be playing the show or not.
Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole Opry member Charlie Louvin is in the hospital, and the prognosis is not good. According to his son Charlie Louvin Jr., who also goes by Sonny, Charlie was admitted to the hospital in Tullahoma, TN for a urinary tract infection and dehydration on Monday. He has been fighting pancreatic cancer.