Sunday, September 10, 2017

Country in the NEWS:,,September 10, 2017 (Stars react to Don Williams)

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Don Williams’ Legacy Praised by Country Stars

Keith Urban Posts "Imagine That" Video Following Country Legend’s Death 
When Keith Urban admitted that he could not put into words the depth of his sadness he felt about Don Williams’ passing, he turned to song. Williams, 78, died on Friday (Sept. 8).
And Urban responded with a clip of video made for their “Imagine That” duet from Williams’ 2012 album And So It Goes.
The reaction from the country community seemed to echo Urban’s feelings about the loss of the Country Music Hall of Fame member. Comments came from all over the genre, with icons, newcomers and all the artists in between sharing their thoughts on how his music had played a part in their lives.
Country stars react to the passing of Don Williams. Here's just a few:
Keith Urban
 "I cannot put into words the depth of sadness I feel right now at hearing of Don's passing."
Toby Keith
 "Sad day in country music. I played Don Williams all the way home from NYC. He was grand. Rest peacefully stud. You'll be missed."
Rodney Atkins
 "One of the greatest to ever sing a country song. I can't write a song without thinking about Don Williams songs."
Luke Bryan
 "Country music is at loss today. Our prayers are with the families of Don Williams & Troy Gentry. It's a sad day."
Blake Shelton
 "Also just hearing about the passing of Don Williams.. terrible day."
Little Big Town
 "Another incredible loss. Don Williams you shaped our lives and gave us a sound track to live by. Rest In peace and thank you for the music."
Jake Owen

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