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Don Williams has passed

#1 User is offline   jaxson50 

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Posted 08 September 2017 - 05:54 PM

Words fail me.

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Posted 08 September 2017 - 05:57 PM

Yeah, a real loss...I know Conway Twitty, Charlie Rich and others are more known as "crooners" in C&W, but Williams was smoother than anybody...so understated and powerful...loved his version of "Tulsa Time"...
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Posted 08 September 2017 - 06:05 PM





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Posted 08 September 2017 - 06:39 PM

And he will be missed.
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Posted 08 September 2017 - 07:29 PM

Sad news. He was one of my favorite Country artists.
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Posted 08 September 2017 - 09:17 PM

Yeah, he wrote some good ones.


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Posted 08 September 2017 - 09:35 PM

R.I.P. I am sad to hear this...I too loved his version of Tulsa Time.
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Posted 09 September 2017 - 10:36 AM

This is beyond insane.
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Posted 09 September 2017 - 11:33 AM

View Postkelly campbell, on 08 September 2017 - 09:35 PM, said:

R.I.P. I am sad to hear this...I too loved his version of Tulsa Time.


Me too. I play that one often in my band(s). I like to do it in open G and play slide. I'll be doing it even more often now.
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Posted 09 September 2017 - 02:19 PM

Damn.....one of my favorite songs is Don and Emmylou......sad day.


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