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Biography

Davis performing at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame Concert, 2010

Source: Wikipedia

Morris Mac Davis (born January 21, 1942), known as Mac Davis, is a country music singer, songwriter and actor, originally from Lubbock, Texas, who has enjoyed much crossover success. His early work writing for Elvis Presley produced the hits "Memories", "In the Ghetto", and "A Little Less Conversation". A subsequent solo career in the 1970s produced huge hits, such as "Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me" making him a well-known name in pop music. He also starred in his own variety show, a Broadway musical, and various films and TV shows.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Morris Mac Davis
  • Born: January 21, 1942 (age 73)
  • Origin: Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
  • Genres: Country, pop
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, actor
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar
  • Years active: 1970–present
  • Labels: Columbia, Casablanca, MCA
  • Associated acts: Nancy Sinatra, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Crystal Gayle, Irving Berlin

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