Doug Supernaw, ‘Reno’ country singer, dead at 60

Country singer Doug Supernaw, who had hits within the early Nineties with “I Don’t Call Him Daddy,” and “Reno,” has died. He was 60.

A consultant from his administration group mentioned Supernaw died in Texas on Friday. The Houston-raised singer introduced in February 2019 that he had lung and bladder most cancers and he entered hospice care in October after the most cancers unfold.

After engaged on oil rigs and as a live performance promoter in Texas, Supernaw moved to Nashville within the late ’80s to work as a employees author for a music publishing firm, however moved again to Texas the place he might carry out extra. He started opening for nationwide acts that got here by Tyler, Texas, and gained a wider following, ultimately attracting the curiosity of Nashville label BNA Entertainment.

His debut album, “Red and Rio Grande,” was launched in 1993 and was licensed gold. The music video for “I Don’t Call Him Daddy,” a No. 1 hit a few divorced father and his son, featured Supernaw and his actual son.

He earned a brand new male artist and music of the 12 months nominations from the Academy of Country Music in 1993, however his second album “Deep Thoughts From a Shallow Mind,” launched in 1994 was much less profitable. He switched labels and launched a 3rd album referred to as “You Still Got Me,” in 1995, which produced a Top 5 (*60*) hit “Not Enough Hours within the Night.”

Supernaw released a greatest hits album in 2017.



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