Country Singer “England Dan” Dan Seals Dies of Cancer Age 61 (Photos)


Pop singer turned country Dan Seals has died of complications of cancer at age 61. Read more on the life and death of Dan Seals below.

Dan Seals died Wednesday at his daughter’s home in Nashville, Tennessee after his battle with lymphoma.

Dan is the brother of Jim Seals of Seals & Croft and went under the name England Dan in the 1970s a group with John Ford Coley.

England Dan had some hit songs such as ” I’d Really Like to See You Tonight”, “Nights are Forever” and “Love is the Answer”.

Dan Seals met Coley in Dallas in 1968, playing rock music before switching to pop style. The group broke up and Dan Seals began a solo career.

Seals had country music hits with songs “God Must Be a Cowboy”, “My Baby’s Got Good Timing”, “Bop”, and “You Still Move Me”.

Dan Seals was born Danny Wayland Seals on Feb. 8, 1948, growing up in a musically-inclined family in McCarney, Texas.

Dan Seals and his brothers Eddie and Jim all became musicians.

Our condolences to friends, family and fans of Dan Seals.

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  1. Dan was a great country musician, he lives on in the minds of all fans most especially me! May his gentle soul rest peacefully with the Lord almighty!!

  2. Dan was a great country musician, he lives on in the minds of all fans espectally me! May his gentle soul rest with the Lord!

  3. England Dan and JOhn Ford Coley is the best duo of all time, they've made great musics together. Another great musician is Kenny Rankin, nobody can sing better than him. He is simply great.

  4. The man is a legend.For those who understood his songs will never be loose their way.He will always be there when you walk down memory lane.

  5. I was fortunate to know Danny back in the day when he was just getting started, along with John Ford Coley, and their early band, The Southwest F.O.B.

    Danny stayed true to his roots and his friends. He had a fabulous sense of humor, despite being somewhat shy, and was a true gentleman and one of the kindest spirits I’ve ever known.

    God speed, Danny. Rest in peace.



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