Andy Williams in 1974

September 26, 2012 | 6:01 p.m. CDT
This Aug. 30, 1974, file photo shows entertainer Andy Williams in New York. Williams, who had a string of gold albums and hosted several variety shows and specials such as, "The Andy Williams Show," died Tuesday at his home in Branson, following a yearlong battle with bladder cancer, his Los Angeles-based publicist, Paul Shefrin, said Wednesday.

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