We’ve all known Don Gibson for his rich baritone. In addition to that, he’s famous for the way he combined plain language with fascinating tunes to convey powerful emotions in his songs that were mostly written about solitude and sadness pertaining to love. This gained him the nickname “the sad poet.”
Don Gibson then devised one of the most enduringly successful careers – being the pioneer of the Nashville Sound. Today, let’s celebrate one of the most popular and influential forces in the ’50s and ’60s. Here are some interesting facts about Don Gibson.