For Randy’s first outing since his illness he stopped backstage at friend Neal McCoy’s Dallas show last week.   Neal Tweeted this pic of himself and Randy.   “Randy Travis and I recently backstage before I went on, at a Smiles For Life concert in Dallas Texas. Pretty honored this was Randy’s first time out and his first time to have Cowboy boots on since his illness.

Last week Randy’s dad, Harold Traywick, told Closer Weekly  “He’s getting his voice back now, little by little,”  Just six months after a serious heart condition led country legend Randy Travis to suffer a stroke, the singer is preparing to get back to work.   An insider close to the star exclusively confirms to Closer that Randy is already starting to play his guitar and is “anxious to get back to work and connect with his fans.”

Just a few months ago, it seemed Randy was down for the count. On July 7, he was hospitalized with complications from viral cardiomyopathy, a disease that weakens the heart. A few days later, he suffered a stroke.   “Randy’s doctors are extremely pleased with his progress,”    …read more in CloserWeekly.