Tanya Tucker Hospitalized After Suffering Upper Respiratory Infection

Tanya Tucker

Tanya Tucker is recovering in a Nashville hospital after suffering an upper respiratory infection while on her North American tour. Tucker became ill before a date in South Dakota and was treated by local doctors before heading back to Nashville. As a result, six shows will be postponed (tour dates below).

"I cannot apologize enough to all the fans who bought tickets and were looking forward to seeing us on the road. I just feel terrible, but I'll get even worse if I don't take care of myself. I love you all," Tucker said.

Oct. 07 Watertown, S.D. - Dakota Sioux Casino
Oct. 11 Swift Current, SK Canada - The Living Sky Casino
Oct. 12 Whitecap, SK Canada - Dakota Dunes Casino
Oct. 14 Fort Hall, Idaho - Fort Hall Casino
Oct. 15 Pendleton, Ore. - Wildhorse Resort
Oct. 16 Airway Heights, Wash. - Northern Quest Casino

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In 1974, Rolling Stone ran a cover story on Tanya Tucker with the headline that said "You're Gonna Hear From Me." Truer words have never been spoken. The country music icon's sultry voice and vivacious stage presence makes her one of the most admired and respected female vocalists in the country music genre. Tanya's reign includes 23 Top 40 albums and a string of 56 Top 40 singles, 10 of which reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts. Along the way, she has provided some of the biggest country music hits of each decade, including, "Delta Dawn," "Soon," "Two Sparrows in a Hurricane," "It's a Little Too Late," "Trouble" and "Texas (When I Die)," just to name a few. Tucker is also the recipient of numerous awards, including two CMAs, two ACMs and three CMT awards. In August 2016, the Academy of Country Music will honor Tucker with the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award during the 10th Annual ACM HonorsTM. Currently, Tucker is preparing for the launch of a new album while crisscrossing the country with her instantly recognizable vocal flare and legendary repertoire. For more information,

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