Randy Travis, one of the most famous names in the country music scene, has recently made a very rare appearance on stage to celebrate his 60th birthday.
On Saturday, May 4, 2019, the singer showed up at the Grand Ole Opry, in Nashville, Tennessee, and joined some of his fans and friends who made sure to be there to mark the occasion.
It has been reported that among the guests were Don Schlitz, a fellow Country Music Hall of Famer, Charles Esten, Charlie Worsham and Josh Turner.
He refrained from making constant public appearances ever since he suffered a stroke in 2013
A SWEET TRIBUTE
Some of his friends couldn't be present but they didn't miss the chance to wish Travis a happy birthday through video messages, which was how Carrie Underwood honored the legend.
In the video shared on Facebook she said:
"Hey, Randy! Carrie here, happy birthday! Happy 60th birthday, you know I absolutely love you. I adore you as an artist, as a human. You’re such an inspiration to me and so many others. So I just hope you have the best birthday ever because you deserve it, happy birthday."
THE SCARIEST EPISODE OF HIS LIFE
Travis' birthday at the Grand Ole Opry was an amazing opportunity to see how the singer was doing considering that he refrained from making constant public appearances ever since he suffered a stroke in 2013.
The medical scare was so severe that it nearly claimed this life. Travis' speech was affected and he had to learn how to walk again. But even prior to that incident the artist an encounter with the law.
TO HELL AND BACK
Back in 2012, Travis was arrested after walking into a drug store completely naked, crashing his car Tioga, Texas, and threatening to kill the officers who detained him.
Still, since then, Travis' has been doing much better, so much that he even managed to deliver a beautiful rendition of "Amazing Grace" at a Bridgestone Arena concert in his honor.
With the help of several other country artists, such as Chris Young, Garth Brooks, Scotty McCreery and Alison Krauss, Travis sang his heart out in front of his fans in what could only be described as a tear-jerking moment.