An American singer, songwriter.
Mainly remembered for his #1 hit 'Convoy' in 1975.
Other hit's came his way with 'Wolf Creek Pass', Black Bear Road' all co written by McCall and Chip Davis.
In 1978, the movie Convoy was released, based on the C.W. McCall song. The film starred Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Burt Young and Ernest Borgnine and was directed by Sam Peckinpah.
It featured a new version of the song, written specifically for the film.
In 1986, McCall (William Fries) was elected mayor of the town of Ouray, Colorado, ultimately serving for six years.
In 1990, American Gramaphone Records issued a CD containing a number of old McCall tracks re-recorded for the digital CD age
Wolf Creek Pass (1974)
Black Bear Road (1975)
Rubber Duck (1976)
Roses for Mama (1977)
C.W. McCall and Co. (1979)
The Real McCall: An American Storyteller (1990)
American Spirit (with Mannheim Steamroller) (2003)
All information may be obtained at the web address above.