Way back in the 1970’s he came out with a smash hit, which actually was one of the rare times a song was converted into a movie believe it or not:
That’s from the era of “way back when” when America was America, men were men, and there was little doubt about either.
The NY Post reports today that CW McCall has gone on to the great big truck stop in the sky:
‘Convoy’ singer C.W. McCall dead at 93 after cancer battle, son says
One realizes that they are getting old when you’re old enough to recall seeing old CW live in concert in a honky tonk outside of Lebanon, TN way back in the early 1980’s.
Getting old sucks.
And yes, I actually owned the 45 rpm record of that song.