Even through terminal cancer, Joey and Rory keep singing

Even through terminal cancer, Joey and Rory keep singing

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 14, 2016 at 12:31 p.m.


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music husband-and-wife duo Joey and Rory are releasing new music, even as Rory Feek writes that his wife, Joey, is dying from cervical cancer.

Rory Feek has been documenting his wife's struggle with cancer in an online blog and wrote last fall that they had decided to end treatment after the cancer continued to spread. In the latest post on Saturday, he wrote that her pain was increasing daily.

The duo's new album, "Hymns That Are Important to Us," will be available on Feb. 12, just three days before the Grammy Awards, where the couple is nominated for best country duo/group performance with "If I Needed You."

The new album includes the song "When I'm Gone," which they recorded just after one of Joey's first surgeries.

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