July 23

Don Williams’ “Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good” Was His 12th Number One Single

Don Williams

“Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good” is Don Williams’ twelfth number song on the country charts. All in all, the “Gentle Giant” has placed a total of seventeen number one singles on the country charts. A remarkable achievement for a particular country singer to reach. This is only a proof that Don Williams was embraced and will continuously be loved by the county music enthusiasts forever and ever. On the other hand, the song is indeed one of the best traditional country music. The words and lyrics depict an excellent relationship with the Lord. Also, the melody can warm your spirits.

To reminisce Don Williams, let’s listen once more to his song “Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good.” I’m pretty sure you especially the “Gentle Giant’s” supporters out there will listen more to his songs. Moreover, let’s recollect his memories and legacy through the song.

Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good…

Dave Hanner wrote the words and lyrics of “Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good.” The song was released in November 1981 and part of Don Williams’ album “Especially For You.” It placed at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Also, it became Don Williams’ twelfth number singles of his career.

Furthermore, the song stayed at number one for a week and a total of twenty weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Don Williams…

Don Williams
Don Williams, U.S. country music singer-songwriter, playing the guitar and singing into a microphone on stage at the Country Music Festival, at Wembley Arena, London, England, Great Britain, in April 1982. (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images)

The “Gentle Giant” Don Williams had recorded and released more than forty singles, and seventeen of them have topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Furthermore, he had 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.

Don Williams
Don Williams performing at London’s Wembley Arena in April 1977. Williams was beloved in countries as far-flung as South Africa, long before country’s popularity had crossed the oceans.

Honestly, Don Williams made songs that affect millions of people around the globe. Even artist look up to the Gentle Giant as their enormous influence. Wherever Don Williams right now, his legacy and work of arts will continue to flourish. It will influence more people inside and outside of the country music industry.

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