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William "Oliver" Swofford
Birth: Feb. 22, 1945
North Wilkesboro
Wilkes 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)
  Helen F. Swofford (1908 - 1993)
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 69, Lot 11, Space 3
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Record added: Feb 03, 2001
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