Don Williams

po_Williams-DonDon Williams (born May 27, 1939) is an American country singer, songwriter and a 2010 inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

He grew up in Portland, Texas, and graduated in 1958 from Gregory-Portland High School. After seven years with the folk-pop group Pozo-Seco Singers, he began his solo career in 1971, singing popular ballads and amassing 17 number one country & western hits.

His straightforward yet smooth bass-baritone voice, soft tones, and imposing build earned him the nickname: “Gentle Giant” of country music.