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A yodeller , Whitman avoided country music's "down on yer luck, buried in booze" songs, preferring instead to sing laid-back romantic melodies about simple life and love. Critics dubbed his style "countrypolitan," owing to its fusion of country music and a more sophisticated crooning vocal style. In he would have a No. In he became the first-ever country music singer to perform at the London Palladium. Despite this exposure, he never achieved the level of stardom in the United States that he did in Britain, where he had a number of other hits during the s.
In a compilation album , The Very Best of Slim Whitman , was number one for six weeks, staying seventeen weeks on the chart. Another number one album followed in with Red River Valley : four weeks at number one and fourteen weeks on the chart. Later the same year his album Home on the Range made number 2 on the chart and amassed a chart stay of thirteen weeks, only to be kept from the top place by 20 Golden Greats by the Supremes. Just For You , also under the Suffolk umbrella, followed in , with a commercial that said Whitman, "was number one in England longer than Elvis and The Beatles.
The TV albums briefly made Whitman a household name in America for the first time in his career, resulting in everything from a first-time appearance on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson to Whitman being parodied in a comic skit on SCTV with him played by Joe Flaherty starring in the Che-like male lead in an Evita -like Broadway musical on the life of Indira Gandhi.
More importantly, the TV albums gave him a brief resurgence in mainstream country music with new album releases on major labels and a few new singles on the country charts. During this time he toured Europe and Australia with moderate success. On January 20, , on what was, coincidentally, Whitman's 85th birthday, a premature obituary believed to have been started by an erroneous report was published by the Nashville Tennessean newspaper and later picked up virally on the newspaper's website.
Whitman released his album Angeline in , after which he continued to tour, although it would be some 18 years before he would head back to the recording studio.
In , after 8 years in production, Whitman released the album Twilight on the Trail ; he was 79 years old at the time of its release. It was produced by his son Byron Whitman and featured many well-known session musicians, including long-time band member Harold Bradley.
She was a songwriter and embroiderer, daughter of church minister , A. Together they had a daughter, Sharron Beagle b. They also had two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
For his contribution to the recording industry, Slim Whitman was given the accolade of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at Vine Street. Beatle George Harrison cited Whitman as an early influence: "The first person I ever saw playing a guitar was Slim Whitman, either a photo of him in a magazine or live on television. Sample this song. Title by Artist. Sold by Amazon.