Tanya Tucker is remembering the songwriter who co-wrote her breakthrough single "Delta Dawn."
The country star shared an emotional statement following the passing of songwriter Alex Harvey, who died Saturday (April 4), according to a Facebook post from his wife, CMT.com reports. A cause of death was not revealed. He was 73.
"['Delta Dawn'] started everything off for me and has kept me going ever since," Tucker said in her heartfelt statement. "I thank God for him, his song, my life, my career and my fans -- as I find myself grateful and thankful knowing my life would have been so different without the iconic 'Delta Dawn' and her creator Alex Harvey."