Don Williams – affectionately known as the Gentle Giant and known for his ballads had a string of hits from the 1970’s. He successfully took his country songs into the mainstream pop market across America and Europe. Williams won several country music awards, highlighted by the Country Music Association naming him Male Vocalist of the Year in 1978. In the late ’70s, he began acting, appearing primarily in the films of his friend Burt Reynolds, including W.W. & the Dixie Dancekings and Smokey & the Bandit II.
In the 80’s he slowed down because of a back problem, but after a successful operation he resumed his career and continued with his hit success.
In February 2010, the Country Music Association announced that Don Williams was to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He died in September 2017 at the age of 78.
Popular around the world, Don Williams songs have been covered by the likes of Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Charley Pride and many more.
Don Williams Backing Tracks – Amanda … Back In My Younger Days … Come A Little Closer … Falling Again … Good Old Boys Like Me … Heartbeat In The Darkness … I Believe In You … I Recall A Gypsy Woman … I Sing For Joy … It Must Be Love … Lay Down Beside Me … Lord Have Mercy On A Country Boy … Lord I Hope This Day Is Good … Love Is On A Roll … Love Me Over Again … Love Me Tonight … Millers Cave … Miracles … Nobody But You … Shadowland … She Never Knew Me … Some Broken Hearts Never Mend … Stay Young … Story Of My Life … True Love … Tulsa Time … Turn Out The Light … You’re My Best Friend …