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Tanya Tucker back onstage after health issues


Country star Tanya Tucker has bounced back from a bout of poor health to celebrate Christmastime with hometown fans at an impromptu gig in Arizona.

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The singer hit the stage at the Rix Tavern in Wilcox on Wednesday. Tucker, who spent much of her young life in the town, was joined by her daughters and son at the show. She postponed the last date of her 2012 tour earlier this month due to health concerns.

The "Delta Dawn" singer was slated to take the stage at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta, N.Y., on Dec. 9, but pulled out of the show for undisclosed medical reasons and rescheduled the concert for next August.

Dec 30, 2012 1:36PM

I am so glad she is out and performing again. I had all of her albums growing up and I always loved her music. Welcome back and take care of you Tanya!!@-->---


Axlegrease, you are an ****.

Dec 28, 2012 9:22AM
Tanya did great in Willcox. It was good to see her recognize Willcox.  I have pictures of the entire show online on Facebook @ JSMUSICAZ.    Her vocals were good and her kids were great. Her stopping here was a great lift for the City's Morale.  A sincere thank you to Tanya and her family for sharing their evening with all of us!   Welcome Home!!!
Dec 28, 2012 9:17AM
My band , POCKET CHANGE from WILLCOX, AZ, was the opening band for Tanya when she came to Willcox on 12-19-12. It was a pleasure working with Tanya, her son-Grayson,  her daughters - Layla and Presley, Shelly Fairchild, Billy Joe Walker, and her manager Jodi. It was definately a night to remember and Tanya made everyone in Willcox feel like her family.  Check out my band POCKET CHANGE on facebook @ POCKET  CHANGE - WILLCOX, AZ.
Dec 28, 2012 7:54AM

Tanya is wonderful. The whole band sounded great in Sturgis. She and her band asked my husband who was recently in a motorcycle wreck and in a wheelchair to come back stage with all his friends to watch the show. They provided everything he needed to have a wonderful time! It is nice to know there are caring people out there.

Thanks very much Tanya!

Well wishes to you.

Dec 28, 2012 7:48AM
Saw Tanya recently on the Marty Stuart show, she still sounds good.
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