Arts, Culture & Media

Remembering Andy Williams: An American Crooner Who Made the Brits Swoon




Singer Andy Williams arrives at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 10, 2008. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES)

Singer Andy Williams has died at the age of 84.

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He had a number of hits in the US — like his signature rendition of "Moon River".

But it was his TV show that made Williams a star in Britain in the 1970s.

And Williams gained younger fans in the UK when in 1999, his version of the song "Music to Watch Girls By" was used in a commercial for Fiat cars.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Darren Henderson, a former music executive who worked with Andy Williams.