Country singer, Don Williams, America’s award winning ballad meastro, has died.
Donald Ray Williams, according to a statement credited to his publicist, Kirt Webster, died on Friday, 8th September after a brief illness.
He was 78 years old.
Don Williams attained global fame for numerous hits including “I Believe in You,” ″Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good,” ″You’re My Best Friend,” ″Some Broken Hearts Never Mend,” ″Till the Rivers All Run Dry” and “Back in My Younger Days,” If I Needed You, his duet with Emmylou Harris which made the charts in 1981.
Williams recorded over seventeen (17) hits before retiring in 2016. His mellow sound influenced a later generation of singers including Joe Nichols and Josh Turner and Keith Urban has said Williams drew him to country music.