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Rodney Crowell Cancels the Rest of His Shows For 2017

by VVN Music

Country and Americana legend Rodney Crowell has been forced to cancel all appearances for the balance of the year.

Crowell posted the following on his website:

Regretfully, I must cancel the remainder of the 2017 tour schedule. An impressive team of doctors have confirmed what for the past year I’ve instinctively known: dealing with the root cause of my health issues requires complete rest. For the foreseeable future, with expert medical guidance, my work will consist of quietly encouraging my body to return to its natural state. I’m sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

peace and love,

There is no word on the nature of his illness.

Previously, Crowell skipped the Americana Honors on September 13 where he was scheduled to perform and won the award for Song of the Year for "It Ain't Over Yet" which he recorded with former wife Rosanne Cash and John Paul White on his album Close Ties.

Crowell was discovered in 1972 by Jerry Reed and went on to be influenced by and to influence Guy Clark. He released his first album, Ain't Living Long Like This, in 1977 and has put out a total of seventeen studio albums. He scored five straight country number 1's in 1988 and 1989 with "It's Such a Small World", "I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried", "She's Crazy For Leavin'", "After All This Time" and "Above and Beyond"