McCall, C. W.

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Name
McCall, C. W. Gender: M
William Dale Fries Jr.
born on 15 November 1928 at 21:15 (= 9:15 PM )
Place Audubon, Iowa, 41n43, 94w56
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 23°32' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 03°51 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 26°35'



Biography

American singer-songwriter, activist and politician best known for his truck-themed outlaw country songs, particularly his 1976 #1 hit "Convoy," which came at the peak of the CB fad in the United States. It sold over two million copies, and was awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in December 1975. A dozen McCall songs appeared in Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, including the sentimental "Roses for Mama" (1977). In 2009, McCall was inducted into the Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 2009 (Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.

Categories

  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Advertising
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Country-Western
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Iowa Rock 'n' Roll)