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Country Music Legend, Don Williams is Dead


Don Williams dies at 78

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Don Williams

Iconic Country music singer Don Williams is dead. The 2010 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee died at age 78 after a short illness, reports TMZ.

He was known for his smooth voice and imposing stature, which got him the nickname “Gentle Giant”, began his music career in the 1960s, but went solo in 1971.

The Texas native had 17 number one country hits which includes “You’re My Best Friend” and “Tulsa Time.” His biggest hit came in 1981, “I Believe in You” reached the top of the country charts and #24 on the Hot 100.

Williams briefly retired in 2006, but made a return to touring in 2010, the same year he was inducted into the Hall Of Fame . He played his final show in 2016.

Don’s survived by his wife of 57 years, and his 2 sons.

 

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