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Alabama News


You can forgive Alabama for reneging on its retirement and reforming for a 40th anniversary tour that rolls into Hard Rock Live on Saturday. For lead singer Randy Owen, reuniting with the country band after its 2007 farewell tour was a life-saver.

I had cancer. Prostate. Having got a good report and everything, I think the way for me to make a difference and maybe help people and be good for myself is to go out and get my guitar and play and sing, Owen, 63, said from his cabin on Lookout Mountain in Tennessee. His dogs, he said, lay bored at his feet. 

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