Despite health issues, Randy Travis is honoured for his legendary career: 'What country music is all about'

Randy Travis is one of the most famous country singers of all time, and the country music community is ready to honor him while also raising awareness about a health issue that has drastically altered his life 

Travis, widely known for singles such as "Hard Rock Bottom of Your Heart," "Deeper Than the Holler 

" with "Forever and Ever, Amen," will be honored during the "A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis" performance.  

Ahead of the October show, the singer chatted to Fox News Digital about his illustrious career with the assistance of his wife, Mary. 

Randy, who has limited speech due to aphasia caused by a major stroke in 2013, said the fact that so many country singers are getting together to recognize his career means "a lot" to him. 

Mary speaks largely for her husband, and she elaborated, stating, "It means a lot to him."  

I mean, just knowing that he created the music that he did and that it has stood the test of time." 

"And then to have tributes to you when you can't sing the music but someone else will come in and step in for you, and some of the great artists who do step in, you know, that say,  

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