Kenny Rogers

'Daddy's Hands' singer Holly Dunn dead at 59

Country singer Holly Dunn, a San Antonio native who had a hit in 1986 with "Daddy's Hands," about her minister father, has died. She was 59.

Dunn died Monday in hospice care in Albuquerque, New Mexico, according to June Keys, the manager at the Pena-Dunn Gallery in Santa Fe, where Dunn's paintings were displayed. Dunn announced earlier this year she was battling ovarian cancer.

The Grammy-nominated Dunn was the Academy of Country Music's top new female vocalist in 1986 and was named most promising newcomer by the Country Music Association the following year.

She wrote "Daddy's Hands" for her father, a Church of Christ preacher, as a Father's Day...

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