My Kind of Country

Country music from a fan's point of view since 2008

In Remembrance: Daryle Singletary (1971-2018)

90s hitmaker Daryle Singletary unexpectedly passed away this morning at age 46. He enjoyed a string of success beginning in 1995 when his second single, “I Let Her Lie” hit #2. He would chart in the top 5 twice more with “Too Much Fun” (1995, #4) and “Amen Kind of Love” (1997, #2). Singletary will be remembered as a standard-bearer for traditional country music. He released a traditional country duets album with Rhonda Vincent entitled American Grandstand last July. He played his final concert, which was also his first show in 2018, last Friday (Feb. 9) at the Rodeo Club near Dadeville, Alabama.

Here are a few of our favorite songs from his career:

I Let Her Lie:

Too Much Fun:

Amen Kind of Love:

The Note:

Collaborating with Rhonda Vincent on Larry’s Country Diner:

6 responses to “In Remembrance: Daryle Singletary (1971-2018)

  1. Razor X February 12, 2018 at 11:08 am

    I’m very sorry to hear this.

  2. Occasional Hope February 12, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    Tragic and unexpected news.

  3. Luckyoldsun February 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    That’s bad. He was a helluva singer. I remember he was a protege of Randy Travis–though I don’t think they ever recorded anything together.
    This news should inspire those of us who should to stick to a diet.

  4. Paul W Dennis February 12, 2018 at 7:33 pm

    I saw Daryl & Rhonda in Palatka a year or so ago

  5. Ken February 13, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    A superb talent. His voice will be missed.
    Had Daryle had been born a decade or so earlier he would have arrived on the scene just in time for the New Traditionalist era and likely would have become an even bigger star. Unfortunately his career began just as country music was beginning to lose it’s heart & soul.

    R.I.P. Daryle

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