The “Gentle Giant” Don Williams placed a total of 17 No.1 songs on the country charts. This only proved, his imposing height, and warm, smooth bass-baritone voice, soft tones caught the hearts of the listeners especially the country music enthusiasts. Up to these days, his songs are still being played on the radios and being covered by some of the greatest country artists that we have. One of Williams’ songs that topped was “It Must Be Love” which became his 9th No.1 song on the country charts.
“It Must Be Love” is a song that simply defines love but with a different approach. With the lyrics alone, it can be understood that it’s about love, it’s just that the lyrics show it differently. And with the voice of Williams, it will definitely strike you.
The Significant Of The No. 9 To The Song…
Indeed, the song was Williams’ No.9 song on the country charts. In addition, “It Must Be Love” was released in 1979. On the Billboard Hot Country Singles, it became No.1 on September 29, 1979. September, the 9th month of the year.
When Alan Jackson released his version, it astonishingly became No.1 on Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks exactly on September 9, 2000. Still the 9th month of the year and of course the 9th day of the month.
This is a very rare occurrence in the country music industry that happens once in a blue moon. Significantly, it marked Williams’ career and specifically his song “It Must Be Love”.
Facts About “It Must Be Love”…
The song, undeniably, smashed the country charts in 1979. It became the No.1 song on the Billboard surpassing the other greatest country artists. These were “Last Cheater’s Waltz sang by T.G Sheppard and it placed No.2. Also, Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius’ “Fools” which reached No.3. Additionally, Moe Bandy and Joe Stampley’s “Just Good Ol’ Boys” at No.4 and John Conlee’s “Before My Time” at No.5.
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