Randy Travis’ Long Road to Recovery

Randy Travis filmed an intimate acoustic concert in 2011 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Storms of Life, 

 the 1986 album that sold 4 million copies and sparked the modern country music neo-traditionalist movement.

No one could have predicted the footage would become "the last live recording we did," according to Travis' longtime producer Kyle Lehning.

However, in 2013, as the tape was being prepared for broadcast — a release that never happened — Travis was taken to a Dallas area hospital with viral cardiomyopathy issues.

He had a major stroke, which required brain surgery and took away his ability to play guitar and perform. It also reduced his ability to speak.

Doctors told his wife, Mary, that he had a 1% to 2% chance of life.

But now, eleven years later, a brand-new documentary honoring the 63-year-old singer's life is based on that film. Randy Travis: More Life weaves together the remaining details of the story,

including his numerous near-death medical experiences, extensive recovery (including stem cell injections, neuro-acupuncture, and hyperbaric chamber therapy), and retirement to his ranch in Tioga, Texas.

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