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Williams performing in 2006
|Birth name||Donald Ray Williams|
May 27, 1939|
Floydada, Texas, United States
|Died||September 8, 2017
Mobile, Alabama, United States
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano, bass|
|Labels||Columbia, Dot, ABC, MCA, Capitol, RCA, American Harvest, Giant, Koch, Compendia, Sugar Hill Records|
Don Williams (May 27, 1939 – September 8, 2017) was an American country singer, songwriter, and 2010 inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame. He began his solo career in 1971, singing popular ballads and amassing 17 number one country hits.
His straightforward yet smooth bass-baritone voice, soft tones, and imposing build earned him the nickname: "Gentle Giant" of country music.
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