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Don Williams Dead at 78

Don Williams Dead at 78

Don Williams, who parlayed a smooth baritone singing style into country music stardom, died on Sept. 8 following a short illness at age 78. “The Gentle Giant,” as he was often known, was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and won the CMA Male Vocalist of the Year award in 1978. Born in…MORE

Giant Ole Opry

Giant Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry will honor Don Williams on Tuesday, May 30, with performances by Alison Krauss, John Prine, Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, all of whom appear on the tribute album, Gentle Giant: The Songs of Don Williams (May26).MORE

Joe Nichols: Who Are You Listening To?

Joe Nichols: Who Are You Listening To?

Just because they sing country music, doesn’t mean that artists like Joe Nichols listen to just country music. His tastes are as varied as many of ours. Joe released a second single, “Undone,” from his untitled album due out later this year and talked to Nash Country Daily back in May about the single. “Sometimes…MORE

Giant Wishes

Giant Wishes

Happy 77th birthday wishes go out to Don Williams today (May 27). The “Gentle Giant,” known for such hits as “Tulsa Time” and “I Believe in You,” was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010.MORE

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Lady A

Lady A

Lady Antebellum will be the musical guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 19. Tune in to NBC at 11:35 p.m. CT.