Tony Douglas (singer)

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Tony Douglas (April 12, 1929 – January 22, 2013) was an American country music singer based in Athens, Texas, United States. [1] [2]

His song "Shrimpin'" (1961) led to the formation of Tony Douglas and the Shrimpers. Douglas reached the top 30 on the Billboard country chart with "His And Hers", and then "Thank You For Touching My Life" (1973), "My Last Day", and "If I Can Make It (Through The Mornin')" (1975). [3] [4]

Douglas had suffered from lymphoma. He died in 2013 at the age of 83. [2]

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References

  1. "Tony Douglas - Biography & History - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  2. 1 2 "Mr. Tony Douglas". Star-Telegram. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  3. Norman Johnson - I Forgot to Remember to Forget 2012, "That's the Tony Douglas style — Mr. nice guy. Tony is also the owner of Papa T's Produce
  4. Billboard - September 7, 1974, "The country music of the state has become legendary, and so have its performers, both of the past and present. ... Billy Walker, Charlie Walker, Johnny Rodriguez, Tony Douglas, Lefty Frizzell, Claude Gray, Dewey Groom, Leon Payne, Justin ..."