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Andy Williams: 5 Things You Might Not Know About the ‘Moon River’ Crooner

Posted on 09/26/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyIf you grew up in the late 1960s, odds are that you remember watching The Andy Williams Show with your parents and marveling at how unexpectedly funky that venerable gentleman with the silky baritone sounded when he sang Stevie Wonder’s “For Once In My Life.” But Williams, who died yesterday at his home in Branson, Mo., at age 84, was an entertainer who made a career of out of surprising and delighting successive generations with his versatility. The small-town Iowa …