Thursday, March 26, 2009

Dan Seals Dies

Category: News/Obituary

Dan Seals, who began his career as a pop singer with John Ford Coley and moved to country music in the 1980s, has died.

Seals died March 25th of complications from mantle cell lymphoma.

Seals, the brother of Jim Seals of the pop group Seals and Crofts and cousin of Troy Seals, saw his career take off in 1976 with the song "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight." He scored numerous other hits in pop with Coley before becoming a solo artist in country in the 80s. His country credits include "Bop," "Love on Arrival," "You Still Move Me," and "Everything That Glitters (Is Not Gold)." His duet with Marie Osmond, "Meet Me in Montana," resulted in the two winning a 1986 CMA Award for Vocal Duo of the year.

Seals just turned 61 in February.

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