Van Stephenson "Modern Day Delilah" video.
Singer and songwriter Van Stephenson, best known as the highest of the three harmony voices in the band BlackHawk, died April 9, 2001, after a two-year battle with skin cancer. He was 47.
A professional songwriter since age 19, Stephenson wrote or co-wrote numerous hits, including BlackHawk's "Every Once In A While". He shared credit with bandmate Dave Robbins and record executive Tim DuBois on Restless Heart's 1988 No. 1 "Bluest Eyes In Texas".
An Ohio native, Stephenson moved to Nashville at age 10. He cut two solo albums as a rock musician in the 1980s.
Van Stephenson "Modern Day Delilah" from the album "Righteous Anger" (1984).