Countrypolitan Crooner Tommy Overstreet Passes Away

Countrypolitan Crooner Tommy Overstreet Passes Away

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Tommy Overstreet, best known for his hit “Ann (Don’t Go Runnin’),” has died at his home in Hillsboro, Oregon.  The countrypolitan singer, who amassed a total of five Top 5 singles and eleven Top 10 singles over his career, passed away on Monday morning (11-2). He was 78-years-old.

Known as “T.O.” by many fans, he was born on September 10th, 1937 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, but grew up primarily in Houston and Abilene in Texas. His cousin was Gene Austin, a popular singer of the 20’s and 30’s. At the age of 17, Tommy began performing on a television show hosted by Slim Willet in Abilene, and later started a group called The Shadows. Eventually Overstreet moved…



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