King Of Love Ballads: Slim Whitman Influenced Many Great Musicians
Slim Whitman, who died in 2013, may be a forgotten yesteryear man, but he inspired generations of singers. He was known as the country singer with the weather-beaten face and velvet voice.
His candid love ballads were a little too sentimental and, more often than not, his style made him the subject of jokes. But he was very accomplished.