Huey Lewis Remains Remarkably Upbeat While Battling Hearing Loss : World Cafe Huey Lewis and the News just released the group's first new full-length album of original music in almost two decades.
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Huey Lewis Remains Remarkably Upbeat While Battling Hearing Loss

Huey Lewis Remains Remarkably Upbeat While Battling Hearing Loss

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"Remind Me Why I Love You Again"
"One Of The Boys"
"While We're Young"

Huey Lewis and the News just released the group's first new full-length album of original music in almost two decades. And normally, that would mean the group would be going on tour, but not this time around. Huey Lewis is losing his hearing, a symptom of his Meniere's disease. Right before a show back in 2018, it hit particularly hard: He couldn't hear the band, and he couldn't play the music. And it's possible that he'll never be able to play again.

Knowing the circumstances, you'd likely forgive an artist for deciding to bow out. But through it all, Huey is remarkably upbeat, in part thanks to other musicians reaching out. In this session, Lewis talks about his new album, Weather, and how he's weathered this challenging chapter of his career. Plus, hear him tell some really great stories, like the time he stowed away on a plane to Europe.

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