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William "Oliver" Swofford
Birth: Feb. 22, 1945
McDowell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 2000
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

Singer known as "Oliver". Oliver's first big hit was a song from the Broadway musical,"Hair". Released on Jubilee,"Good Morning Starshine" went to #3 Pop in spring 1969.A song written by Rod McKuen from the movie,"The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie", "Jean", went gold,holding the #2 Pop spot for two weeks and going to #1 Adult Contemporary on Billboard's charts in fall 1969. Both were included on the "Good Morning Sunshine" LP that peaked at #19 Pop in fall 1969. (bio by: K Freeman) 
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  Carl Jackson Swofford (1911 - 1962)
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Feb 03, 2001
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Someone very close to me died of cancer at the same age as you. Your recording of Jean always touches me. R. I. P. Oliver!
- Barry Marino
 Added: Dec. 12, 2014
I didn't know you had passed away. Your song, Jean is so beautiful. Sorry you passed so young.
- Bettina
 Added: Nov. 29, 2014
In my teens that song Good Morning Starshine was one of my favorites. You were awesome. Thanks for some good memories.
- Susie~In Loving Memory~
 Added: Oct. 23, 2014
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