Country Music Legend Sonny James Dies at 87 (video)
Sonny James, "The southern Gentleman," has died.
James was one of country music's most historic and beloved singers. He charted 26 #1 records and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Between 1967 and 1971 James recorded 16 straight songs that reached #1, a phenomenal achievement. His 45-single "Young Love," 1957, is considered to be the first teenage country crossover hit. It sold 2,000,000 copies.