Tony Rice diagnosed with pneumonia

| November 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

Tony Rice has been diagnosed with pneumonia, and has had to cancel all tour dates for the indefinite future.

He had been enduring a chronic upper respiratory illness for some time, which had been presumed to be bronchitis. Now that the pneumonia has been identified, he can receive the proper treatment.

I’m sure that the entire bluegrass world joins us in wishing Tony a speedy recovery.

John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.

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