I’m pretty sure, a lot of people out there misses the one and only “Gentle Giant” Don Williams, especially the country music obsessives. The warm, smooth, soft toned voice that touched our hearts through his songs. Not only that, but his high music has pierced our souls, too. With this, let’s go and recollect his memories with his hits and some videos worth remembering.
First on the list are two videos wherein he received his back-to-back awards. These were “Male Vocalist of the Year” at Academy of Country Music Awards and “Single of the Year” at the Country Music Association Awards.
I’m pretty sure once you watch these videos, a bunch of memories will flash back. Probably, some of you have encountered Williams before, or some have gone watched his concerts. Whatever it is, these will give you the feels.
Male Vocalist of the Year, 1978…
Back in 1978, Don Williams was one of the nominated country artists for “Male Vocalist of the Year,” along with Larry Gatlin, Ronnie Milsap, Willie Nelson, and Kenny Rogers at the Country Music Association Awards. The presenter was Dolly Parton.
He won the award. People were cheering so loud. His wife was so shocked and proud. She even shed tears while Williams was delivering his speech.
Single of the Year, 1979…
In 1979, Don Williams won the “Single of the Year” for the song “Tulsa Time" at Academy of Country Music Awards.
For us to reminisce more of Don Williams, lend your ears to his 1979 winner single “Tulsa Time.”
The track rocked the airwaves in 1978. “Tulsa Time” changed everything, it is far different from Williams’ other utmost and smooth hits. It has a different sound with a mixture of little rockin’, movin’, and groovin’. Also, we are used to hearing the “Gentle Giant” Don Williams singing in a soft-toned voice with sweet harmony. Nevertheless, it sounded good, and it won.
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