Crackerjack keyboardist Chris Nole captures the dynamics and subtleties of ‘Gentle Giant’ Don Williams

Late Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Don Williams’ final keyboardist Chris Nole covers his three-year tenure with the Gentle Giant in his most comprehensive interview ever. Weathered troubadour Williams sports his trademark Stetson on March 27, 2012 — “I believe in love, I believe in babies, I believe in mom and dad, and I believe in you.” Photography by David McClister