The World Mourns Fallen Country Music Legend Don Williams

Sad news befell Country Music lovers in the US and world at large following the death of Country Music Hall of Famer Don Williams who lost it to a short illness last night the 8th of September aged 78 years.  

Many will remember him as that great artiste who had this imposing stature, smooth vocals and soft-spoken nature. Williams was the “Gentle Giant” of country music, he was a staple of country radio in the 1970s and ’80s. Between 1974-1985, he took 16 songs to the top of the charts. 

Over the course of his four-decade career, Williams recorded hits like ‘Good Ole Boys Like Me’, ‘I Believe In You’, ‘Lord’, ‘I Hope This Day Is Good’, ‘Tulsa Time’ and ‘It Must Be Love’ that made him big all over the world and a darling too.

Rest in peace Don Williams

Don was born May 27, 1939 in Floydada, Texas. In the 1960s, he was a member of the folk group Pozo-Seco Singers before striking out on a solo career in the early 1970s. Following his death, fans and well wishers have taken to different social media platforms to post their condolence messages to the family and friends of the deceased.

As the world mourns Williams, another country music star Troy Gentry, also died on Friday in a helicopter crash thus the world losing two music stars at ago.Chano8 takes this Special opportunity in this tragic moment to bless the souls of the singer to rest in peace.

Here are some of the people’s messages to the late Don Williams



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