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Daniel O'Donnell pays tribute to Country music singer 'Big Tom'

17 April 2018, 05:49 | Elsie Buchanan

Big Tom and Larry Cunningham back in the day

Big Tom

The death was announced earlier this morning (Tuesday, April 17) of iconic country music singer "Big Tom" McBride.

They said he would "be sadly missed by all who knew him".

Fellow crooner O'Donnell spoke to Ryan Tubridy on RTE Radio 1 this morning and said he'd been left "speechless" following Big Tom's death.

Tributes have already begun to pour in for the man Big Tom, whose career in country music spanned five decades.

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"With his band the Mainliners, he filled dance halls the length and breadth of the country".

In a statement, his family said Mr McBride had "passed away peacefully".

"He will be missed so, so much".

"He was probably heartbroken without Rose and maybe it was a gift from God", O'Donnell said. It's just so sad.

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"Big Tom is a household name, not only in Ireland, but in many parts of the UK. I want to extend my sympathies to his family and friends". I am sure his family are devastated at his passing. "I can't assume anything, only there is a great reunion in heaven today".

"There was something special about his music, Big Tom was the one everyone saw as the main man".

"(Tom) loved singing and loved getting on the stage". Success came when he returned to Ireland and started to play with the band with whom he would become synonymous, The Mainliners.

Inducted into the Irish County Music Hall of Fame in 2016, he had numerous hits over the years including Four Country Roads and Old Log Cabin for Sale. The statue is expected to be unveiled later this year.

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