Mickey Gilley recovers from back surgery following fall
Sunday, July 12, 2009
– Mickey Gilley is recovering from back surgery after a fall he took over the Fourth of July weekend. Gilley, 73, fell backward off a 3-foot step in Branson on July 5, hurting his back.
Gilley had surgery and is being transferred for further treatment in Houston. A full recovery is expected. Gilley cancelled his performances in Branson where he has a theatre.
Gilley had many hits in the 1970s and 1980s.
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