C.W. McCall

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by C.W. McCall

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William Fries, 15 November 1928, Audubon, Iowa, USA. Fries loved country music as a child, but had a successful career in advertising in Omaha, culminating in a 1973 campaign for the Metz bread company that involved a truck-driver called C.W. McCall: ‘It was just a name that came out of thin air, ’ says Fries. He had done the voice-over himself and developed the character on record with arranger Chip Davis (who later found fame of his own as the leader of Mannheim Steamroller). McCall... Read more

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country
classic country
trucker
singer-songwriter
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