He first made a name for himself on the eighth season of American Idol, but [lastfm]Danny Gokey[/lastfm] has been continuing to capture audiences ever since then. A Milwaukee, Wisconsin native, Danny grew up listening to everything from Motown to jazz to country, with musical influences that span the gamut.
While Gokey spent a lot of time singing gospel music over the years, he eventually felt a definite pull toward the country genre. Danny shares.
For Danny, music is healing, especially since the death of his high school sweetheart wife, Sophia, who died unexpectedly a month before his American Idol audition. It helped inspire Gokey to record his debut album – My Best Days – containing songs full of meaning. One of those tunes is his latest single, the power ballad “I Will Not Say Goodbye,” which has been climbing the country charts.
Watch I Will Not Say Goodbye HERE