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Dan Seals

AKA Daniel Wayland Seals

Born: 8-Feb-1948
Birthplace: McCamey, TX
Died: 25-Mar-2009
Location of death: Nashville, TN
Cause of death: Cancer - Lymphoma [1]
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Nashville, TN

Gender: Male
Religion: Bahai
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Country Musician, Singer/Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: England Dan and John Ford Coley

Singer-songwriter Dan Seals was the "England Dan" of England Dan and John Ford Coley, and subsequently a country star as a solo artist. His father was a borderline-pro musician who occasionally played with Ernest Tubb and Bob Wills, and his brother is Jim Seals of Seals and Crofts. His nephew is Brady Seals, of the bands Little Texas and Hot Apple Pie, and his cousins include country singer Johnny Duncan, and songwriters Troy Seals and Chuck Seals. His hits included "Bop," "Everything That Glitters (Is Not Gold)", "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight," "Love on Arrival", "Meet Me In Montana" with Marie Osmond, "Nights Are Forever Without You", "One Friend", "Three Time Loser", and "You Still Move Me". He was born in Texas, and was called "England Dan" after adopting a playful English accent in high school.

[1] Mantle cell lymphoma, a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (immune disorder).

Father: Eugene Wayland Seals (oil worker and musician, b. 30-Jan-1912, d. 17-May-1992)
Mother: Susan Louella Taylor ("Susie")
Brother: Eddie Ray Seals (step-brother by father's first wife)
Brother: Jim Seals (
Seals and Crofts)
Sister: Renee Seals Byars-Staley
Brother: Robert Don Seals
Wife: Andrea
Daughter: Holley May Lizarraga
Son: Jeremy
Son: Jesse
Son: Jimmy

    High School: W. W. Samuell High School, Dallas, TX (1966)

    CMA Award 1986 for "Bop"
    CMA Vocal Duo Award 1986 for"Meet Me in Montana" with Marie Osmond
    England Dan and John Ford Coley
    Irish Ancestry

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