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Don Williams, famous Country Music singer, dies

US country music singer Don Williams – who enjoyed great success with his easy-going singing style – has died aged 78.

The Texan native passed away after a short illness, his publicist said.

Williams began his solo career in 1971, amassing 17 number one country hits.

His songs, such as Gypsy Woman and Tulsa Time, were covered by many other singers – including Eric Clapton and Pete Townshend. Williams was known as the gentle giant of country music.

Other hits included You’re My Best Friend, I Believe in You and Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good.

In 2010, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Source:BBC

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  1. Olufemi Bello 9th September 2017 at 12:08 pm

    May his soul rest in the bosom of Lord.

  2. Olufemi Bello 9th September 2017 at 12:09 pm

    May his soul rest in the bosom of the Lord.

  3. NGBO CHUKWUDI MICHAEL 9th September 2017 at 4:45 pm

    He will be greatly missed by millions of people whom his songs torched across the globe including myself. My deep heartfelt condolences to the deceased family and to the millions of lovers of his songs all over the globe. May soul rest in perfect peace .

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