|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass Country / Bluegrass|
|Tags:||country female vocalists americana country female country ballad|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||allmusic official homepage VIAF wikidata wikipedia|
Patricia Gail Dickerson, 1 September 1948, Broken Bow, Oklahoma, USA. Davies father, Tex Dickerson, was a country musician who, among other things, worked on The Louisiana Hayride and Davies was fascinated by his jukebox filled with country music. As a performer, she went on the road with her brother Ron, whose songs have since been recorded by Helen Reddy (Long Hard Climb) and Three Dog Night (It Aint Easy). An album that they made for A&M Records was never released. Davies married a jazz musician and, for a while, tried to be a jazz singer. When they separated, she moved to the west coast where she worked as a session singer. As a writer, she wrote Bucket To The South, a US country hit for Ava Barber in 1978. Her first album, Gail Davies, for the Lifesong label in 1978 included her first US country hit, No Love Have I, alongside further successes, Poison Love and Someone Is Looking...