Gibson, Don (Donald Eugene), 1928-2003

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Dates:
Birth 1928-04-03
Death 2003-11-17
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Singer-songwriter. Born April 3, 1928. Died November 17, 2003. Counted among his songwriting credits are some of the most popular songs in country music history, including "I Can't Stop Loving You," "Oh Lonesome Me," and "Sweet Dreams." His recordings for RCA during the late 1950s and 1960s led to a string of hits, including "Blue, Blue Day," and "Sea of Heartbreak." Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.

From the description of Oral history interview with Don Gibson; 1979 June 20; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1979 June 20. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 62297592

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Subjects:

  • Country musicians--Interviews
  • Country musicians--Biography
  • Composers--Interviews
  • Composers--Biography
  • Country music--History

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