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Date of Birth 3 April 1928Shelby, North Carolina, USA
Date of Death 17 November 2003Nashville, Tennessee, USA  (natural causes)
Birth NameDonald Eugene Gibson

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Don Gibson was born on April 3, 1928 in Shelby, North Carolina, USA as Donald Eugene Gibson. He was married to Bobbi Patterson. He died on November 17, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

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Bobbi Patterson (1969 - 17 November 2003) (his death)

Trivia (5)

Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.
His best known hits (both as a singer and songwriter) included "Sweet Dreams" (1956), "Oh Lonesome Me" (1958's No. 1 song of the year); "Blue Blue Day" (also 1958), and "Woman Sensuous Woman" (1972).
His best-known song was the flip side to "Oh Lonesome Me" ... "I Can't Stop Loving You." Legend has it he recorded the song after no one else would. After he made it a hit, many people wanted to record the song, including Kitty Wells, Conway Twitty and most notably, Ray Charles.
Prolific singer and songwriter in the 1950s and 1960s.
Recorded with legendary guitar player Hank Garland on some of his biggest country hits including, "Oh, Lonesome Me" (1958), "Blue Blue Day" (1958) and "Sea Of Heartbreak".

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