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‘Cowboy Cumbia’ singer Javier Molina scheduled for major surgery in January

The singer and songwriter will have cervical spine surgery on Jan. 3.

Javier Molina | Photo: Facebook / Javier Molina

Javier Molina, best known for his 1998 hit single “Cowboy Cumbia,” will have major surgery in January.

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The singer and songwriter gave info on the upcoming operation via social media on Dec. 26.

“I was injured in an accident and I will undergo cervical (spine) surgery in San Antonio on January 3, 2020,” he said.

Molina plans to release new music before his impending surgery.

“I will release a new Tejana ~ Norteña song before the New Year,” he said.

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The Laredo, Texas native recently shared details on a life-changing event when he was very young.

“I thank God for my life,” he wrote on Nov. 28. “I was only 1 year old when I fell from a third-floor balcony and was in a coma for 2 weeks. When I woke up I was left blind for several days. Today I glorify the Lord Jesus with all my soul!”

Written by Molina, “Cowboy Cumbia” is an incredibly catchy and danceable song featuring a highly contagious, down-on-the-farm type of cumbia beat, punctuated by it’s memorable and catchy phrases. The song single-handedly attracted a whole new generation of Tejano music lovers in the late 1990s.

Molina released his latest album, “Country Musica,” earlier this year.

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