October 8

One of Five Number Two Songs of Don Williams, “Back in My Younger Days”

Besides seventeen number one singles, Don Williams placed five number twos on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. “Back in My Younger Days” is one of them. The song was released in 1990, and it was twenty-eight years ago.

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The other songs that placed at number two spots are “Walking a Broken Heart,” “Nobody But You,” “Good Ole’ Boys Like Me,” and “She Never Knew Me.”

“Back in My Younger Days” is perhaps one of “The Gentle Giant” Don Williams’ bests. Also, it’s a song to remember his memories and legacy by. Apart from that, the song could remind us of the great music of the past. It could flash you back to the days when music was appealing and more inspiring. Listen for it will bring back good memoirs.

Back in My Younger Days…

Danny Flowers wrote the words and lyrics of “Back in My Younger Days.” He is also the songwriter behind the other great music of Don Williams. On the other hand, Don Williams released the single in September 1990. It was part of his album “True Love.”

Moreover, “Back in My Younger Days” placed at the number two spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart on November 10, 1990. It spent a total of twenty weeks on the said chart. Meanwhile, it placed at the number one spot on the Canadian Country Tracks chart.

The Gentle Giant…

The reason for Don Williams’ great skills at singing is due to his early exposure to music. When he was 3-years-old, he sang at a public contest which was his first public performance ever. Fortunately, he took home the first prize.

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The singer learned to play the guitar from his mother when he was 12 years old.

Then, in 1971, Don Williams signed as a songwriter for Jack Clement to Jack Music Publishing Company. However, other artists were reluctant to record some of Williams’ song. With this, Jack Clement decided to sign him up as an artist in his JMI Records. He then recorded his very first track “Don’t You Believe.”

In 1974, Williams released his song “We Should Be Together” which peaked No.5. Later that year, his song “I Wouldn’t Want to Live If You Didn’t Love Me” became his very first number one hit. It became his signature song that made his name prominent.

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Above all, Don Williams had recorded and released more than forty singles, and seventeen of them have topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Furthermore, due to William’s choice of music and pure talent he has received awards and recognition from the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association. These were ACM Single Record of the Year for the song “Tulsa Time,” CMA Male Vocalist of the Year, CMA Album of the Year, and ACM Cliffie Stone Icon Award. Lastly, he is an inductee in the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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