HEALTH UPDATE: Willie Nelson ‘Strong As Ever’ In First Appearance Following Health Scare (PHOTOS)

HEALTH UPDATE: Willie Nelson ‘Strong As Ever’ In First Appearance Following Health Scare (PHOTOS) | Country Music Videos

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Giving us a scare when he postponed several concert dates during his Django and Jimmie Tour with Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson‘s rep cited an unknown “medical issue” for the cause. 

Fans planning to see his concerts can hang on to their tickets as the shows were rescheduled for later dates. Keeping the show going, his performance at Berglund Coliseum got rescheduled from Friday to Monday and local attendees say that he was phenomenal

Photo Credit: Erica Yoon/Roanoke Times

“It was a rapid fire set, with Nelson speaking little and playing guitar a lot. Vocally, he sounded as strong as ever…” – Tad Dickens/Roanoke Times

The review from Dickens goes on even further to state that Nelson “appeared no worse for whatever wear he had experienced. Over about an hour and 10 minutes, he seemed energized…”

Photo Credit: Erica Yoon/Roanoke Times

Willie Nelson has been a staple to any country music collection since his incredible 1962 hit “Willingly”. He had previously been playing locally in Nashville and writing songs for other artists. His most notable songwriting success was Patsy Cline‘s “Crazy” that broke the charts when it was released. 

Check out the full article on the performance here and check out Willie’s own performance of “Crazy” in the video below!

We’re so glad you’re feeling better, Willie!

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