New Orleans, LA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown faces the hardest trial of his 80 years with the revelation that he has lung cancer. He has undergone rigorous testing at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, arguably the top cancer center in the world, and after considering his treatment options, has chosen to forego treatment and face this challenge head on with a positive spirit, much the same way he faces any challenge. He chooses to continue performing, savoring every moment day by day with an eagerness to be with his fans.
Presently, he is not experiencing any significant symptoms. The cancer was discovered in a routine check-up. As long as his quality of life allows, he feels it is important to do what he does best, share his music with the world.
Brown is enthusiastic about his new HighTone CD, Timeless, released September 14th, that encompasses dynamic performances and a wide range of musical influences. He feels the new recording is a true representation of his energetic live shows. He looks forward to continuing his active tour schedule as he's done for the last five decades.