Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1986 Dan Seals' nostalgic "Bop" went to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Dan Seals.

  • Danny Wayland Seals was born on February 8, 1948 and died March 25, 2009.
  • He first gained fame as the "England Dan" half of the soft rock duo England Dan & John Ford Coley, which charted nine pop and adult contemporary singles between 1976 and 1980.
  • He first married his high school sweetheart Carol Bradbury, with whom he had two sons, Jimmy and Jeremy. The couple divorced in the mid-1970s. He then married Andrea Gilbert with whom he had a son and a daughter, Jesse Seals and Holley May Seals.
  • The Seals brothers were members of the Bahá'í Faith.
  • He passed away from complications of the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma.