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Published: 2013/05/18

An Update on Dickey Betts’ Health

It looks like Dickey Betts is ready to get back in action after recovering from his medical issues. The guitarist’s manager, David Spero, posted an update yesterday on Betts’ website which read:

Dickey Betts wanted to let all of his fans know that he “greatly appreciates all your thoughts and prayers” while he went through his medical problems. He also said “and equally important, thanks for your patience and understanding. I’m getting stronger everyday and the doctor said I’ll be ready and able to start on the road again come June.” We will have some additional dates within the next weeks.

As previously reported, Betts has already confirmed a few performances with Great Southern as part of the Rock The Blues Summer Jam touring shows. Betts and his band will be joined by The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Beverly McClellan on the tour, which is currently scheduled to swing through The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY and The Paramount in Huntington, NY on July 26 and 27, respectively. Betts has also scheduled a four-show run that will take him to Plymouth, NH on June 7, Strasbourg, PA on June 8 and New York, NY on June 9 and 10.


There are 12 comments associated with this post

Davee Bryan May 18, 2013, 12:51:12

I believe that would be…Friday, June 7th in Plymouth NH @ The FLYING MONKEY...

Cindy Donoghue May 18, 2013, 12:51:20


Peaches May 18, 2013, 16:57:08

Great news Dickie. Rest up and get strong. We’ll be seein ya soon..

LORI from RI May 18, 2013, 17:43:50

So relieved to hear that you are well. No more scares..please!

Jack Straw May 18, 2013, 22:25:05

Stay healthy Dickie….See you in Stroudsburg!

mike May 19, 2013, 04:25:55

when one continues to use cocaine and drink heavily at age 70 there will be more health scares unless he gets his sh*t together

Just Sayin' May 19, 2013, 22:49:13

Looks like he’ll back to his violent, bullying, wife-beating self soon enough!

ruzz13 May 20, 2013, 00:42:25

Dicky Get well and ignore ignorant folks

Thomas (catfish ) Belk May 20, 2013, 11:23:16

Glad to hear u ok done lost Duane dont want to lose the other half of the best guitar duo in history

Leah M. Kirk May 21, 2013, 12:57:12

That’s Stroudsburg, PA. Geez, who writes this stuff..!??

PM May 27, 2013, 15:11:45

washed up and washed over

david cumbia December 13, 2014, 12:34:46

Dickie you were blessed with a calling-follow whats in your heart and remember-its in you, and its got to come out!
Loving you in S.C.
Dave Cumbia

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