Ferlin Husky Hospitalized

Country legend Ferlin Husky has been hospitalized with congestive heart failure and pneumonia, according to his record label.


Ferlin, 83, was in stable condition Sunday, April 19, after being admitted to St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo., on April 17, according to Tracy Pitcox, president of Heart of Texas Records. Tracy told The Associated Press that Ferlin had been on tour in Texas as recently as two weeks ago. Ferlin's biggest hits include the 1957 No. 1 "Gone" and the 1960 No. 1 "Wings of a Dove," both of which topped the charts for 10 weeks. He released his latest album, The Way It Was, in 2007.


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