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72-Year-Old Folk Singer John Prine To Undergo Immediate Surgery Due To "Elevated Risk For Stroke"

Date July 26, 2019 11:14

John Prine is an American country folk musical artist best known for including humor and social commentary in his songs.

At 72, with almost 50 years of working in the industry, John is still actively recording and touring the country, entertaining his fans and doing what he loves the most.

Prine's medical emergency

John Prine is forced to postpone 8 of his upcoming concert summer dates as he's to undergo a surgery due to "an elevated risk for stroke,” according to the singer's statement.

72-Year-Old Folk Singer John Prine To Undergo Immediate Surgery Due To "Elevated Risk For Stroke"Getty Images / Ideal Image

Prine shared the news on Instagram along with the apology for canceling his shows.

The surgery is planned for next week and John is expected to make a “full and speedy recovery.”

Fans wish good luck to John

Prine's followers are sending prayers and best wishes his way.

@gagnierhinman:

Prayers and love🎶 ❤️

@fobama:

☘️☘️☘️ Get better soon. We love you.

@paulallbright:

Love ya John!! Get this behind you!

@talltenor:

Speedy recovery, sir!!!

@thisisbark:

You just stay healthy! We prefer this planet with a heaping portion of you, sir.

We hope all goes well for John and he can return to performing as soon as possible!