Fogelberg Battling Cancer, Scraps Tour
Singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg has scrapped his fall solo acoustic tour after being diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer.Singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg has scrapped his fall solo acoustic tour after being diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. The trek was due to kick off Oct. 16 in Coral Springs, Fla., and wrap Nov. 7 in Greensburg, Pa. A management spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment by deadline.
Fogelberg has begun unspecified treatment for the disease. "Dan is confident he will be able to fight this illness," reads a note on his official Web site. "Your prayers, good wishes and positive thoughts will be very much appreciated."
The artist scored seven top-20 albums on the Billboard pop album chart in the '70s and '80s, thanks to such hits as "Longer," "Run for the Roses" and "Same Old Lang Syne."
His most recent release, 2003's "Full Circle," was issued on his own Morning Sky imprint.