Alabama lead singer Randy Owen will perform with Alabama Sunday at the Coast Coliseum.
Alabama lead singer Randy Owen will perform with Alabama Sunday at the Coast Coliseum. AP/FILE
Alabama lead singer Randy Owen will perform with Alabama Sunday at the Coast Coliseum. AP/FILE

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