Garth Hudson to announce shock retirement from music?

Band keyboardist created a stir on Friday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Hudson fans. Speculation had been rife that Band keyboardist will announce his retirement from music, at age 81, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 20/07/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a musician isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a musician just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Friday evening, #ThankYouGarth was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouGarth.”
— @DesireePlum, 19 Jul 2019
“I thought Garth Hudson retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 19 Jul 2019

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