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Don Williams

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There are at least two artists by this name:
(1) A country singer and songwriter from Texas.
(2) An alias of techno producer Thomas Wendel.


(1) Born May 27, 1939, in Floydada, Texas, Don Williams spent much of his childhood in Corpus Christi, Texas. His father was a mechanic whose job took him to other regions, his mother played guitar and he grew up listening to country music. He and Lofton Kline formed a semi-professional folk group called the Strangers Two, and then, with the addition of Susan Taylor, they became the Pozo-Seco Singers, the phrase being a geological term to denote a dry well. Handled by Bob Dylan’s manager Albert Grossman, they had major pop hits in the U.S. with “Time,” “I Can Make It With You” and “Look What You’ve Done.” Following Kline’s departure, they employed several replacements, resulting in a lack of musical direction. After Williams had failed to turn the trio towards country music, they disbanded in 1971.

He then worked for his father-in-law but also wrote for Susan Taylor’s solo album via Jack Clement’s music publishing company. Clement asked Williams to record albums of his company’s best songs, mainly with a view to attracting other performers. In 1973, Don Williams, Volume 1 was released on the fledgling JMI label and included such memorable songs as Bob McDill’s apologia for growing old, “Amanda,” and Williams’ own “The Shelter of Your Eye.

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  • d1lll1nger

    Super!

    20 Feb 9:11am Reply
  • winsleyk

    Greatest ever, in a class of his own,

    17 Feb 6:14pm Reply
  • B-AIRLINE

    GREAT ONE

    16 Feb 8:42am Reply
  • johntreasure

    im in paradise and a angel sings

    29 Sep 2013 Reply
  • kusajishi

    his songs are so happy!! :D

    17 Jan 2012 Reply
  • DANASCELLY

    Bon chanteur country... yeah!!

    24 Nov 2011 Reply
  • kanat909

    TECHNO

    27 Oct 2011 Reply
  • ravipsk

    woah! miracles and senorita not too high up!?!

    27 Sep 2011 Reply
  • aimbeault

    like his voice

    7 Sep 2011 Reply
  • patriciaAnnabel

    I LOVE DON WILLIAMS SONG THERE GREAT ONES,

    16 Jul 2011 Reply
  • zadokgold

    How i hate HIM and his music.

    7 Apr 2011 Reply
  • FARMusic

    Yes, his voice is unique

    9 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Deathhills

    Every time people are making fun of me... because I (as a 19 year old boy) listen to those old country songs and stuff... I don't care about them... I love old country... and ESPECIALLY Don Williams! Oh what a voice! Such a great musician and a romantic guy too! Thumbs up for the real Don Williams! I wish he would once come to the Netherlands... or to a country that's nearby, Belgium, Germany or France... I don't care... If it'll cost me 4000 dollar to see hem live... So it be! You're my hero Don! You always will be!

    8 Aug 2010 Reply
  • Akanjohn

    i am yet to compare and find out who is like Don Williams, so nice and a lovely voice.

    26 Jun 2010 Reply
  • tarlie

    My parents and I love Don Williams music. Been listening to it since a chIld and still to this day. One album I would love to own that I cannot find is "Yellow Moon". Just another great album I would love to add to my fathers collection.

    11 Jun 2010 Reply
  • Kamersant

    <3♫♪♫ღ ♫ღ♥ ♫♪♫ღ ♫ღ<3 - Don Williams

    13 May 2010 Reply
  • vicky20jak

    Im yet to find someone better than him in country music...

    30 Apr 2010 Reply
  • caseydeanne

    wow this guy is nice

    23 Jan 2010 Reply
  • rrajore

    what a blend of voice and strumming of guitar !!!

    12 Apr 2009 Reply
  • raymond07

    great voice great singer

    4 Mar 2009 Reply
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