About the song

If you are a fan of country music, you probably know the name Don Williams. He was an American country music singer, songwriter, and 2010 inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He had a smooth bass-baritone voice and a gentle style that earned him the nickname “The Gentle Giant”. He also had a string of hits that spanned from the 1970s to the 2010s, including “I Believe in You”, “You’re My Best Friend”, “Tulsa Time”, and “Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good”.

One of his songs that stands out for me is “Sing Me Back Home”, which he recorded for his 2014 album Reflections. The song was originally written and performed by Merle Haggard, another country legend who was influenced by Williams. The song tells the story of a prisoner who is about to be executed and asks his cellmate to sing him one last song before he dies. The song is a poignant reflection on life, death, and redemption.

In this blog post, I want to highlight the history of this song and how Don Williams made it his own. I will also share some of the video and audio clips of him performing the song live and in the studio. I hope you enjoy this tribute to one of the greatest country singers of all time.