Gene Watson Remembers Don Williams: Friday 27 May 2022

Gene Watson

On Friday 27 May 2022, Gene Watson remembered Don Williams (Saturday 27 May 1939 – Friday 8 September 2017), on what would have been Don’s 83rd birthday.

Don Williams (Saturday 27 May 1939 - Friday 8 September 2017)

‘Thinking of Don Williams (Saturday 27 May 1939 – Friday 8 September 2017) today.

He was born on this date (Saturday 27 May) in 1939 in Floydada, Texas and had 17 No.1 hit singles before his passing at age 78 in 2017.

He had so many great hits’

Source
‚ÄĘ Gene Watson on Facebook


Don Williams (Saturday 27 May 1939 – Friday 8 September 2017)

No.1 Billboard Singles
‘I Wouldn’t Want To Live If You Didn’t Love Me’ (No.1 for one week in September 1974)
‘You’re My Best Friend’ (No.1 for one week in June 1975)
‘(Turn Out The Light and) Love Me Tonight’ (No.1 for one week in November 1975)
‘Til The Rivers All Run Dry’ (No.1 for one week in March / April 1976)
‘Say It Again’ (No.1 for one week in August 1976)
‘Some Broken Hearts Never Mend’ (No.1 for one week in May 1977)
‘I’m Just A Country Boy’ (No.1 for one week in November 1977)
‘Tulsa Time’ (No.1 for one week in January 1979)
‘It Must Be Love’ (No.1 for one week in September / October 1979)
‘Love Me Over Again’ (No.1 for one week in February 1980)
‘I Believe In You’ (No.1 for two weeks in October / November 1980) / this track also reached No.24 on the Billboard Top 100 pop music singles chart in 1980
‘Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good’ (No.1 for one week in February / March 1982)
‘If Hollywood Don’t Need You’ (No.1 for one week in March 1983)
‘Love Is On A Roll’ (No.1 for one week in July 1983)
‘Stay Young’ (No.1 for one week in February / March 1984)
‘That’s The Thing About Love’ (No.1 for one week in August 1984)
‘Heartbeat In The Darkness’ (No.1 for one week in August / September 1985)

Don Williams (Saturday 27 May 1939 - Friday 8 September 2017)

On Friday 27 October 2006, Don Williams (Saturday 27 May 1939 – Friday 8 September 2017) graciously submitted a ‘Peer’s Quote’ about Gene Watson, which was proudly included within Gene Watson’s Fan Site.