Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Download
Faster access than browser!
 

C. W. McCall

Index C. W. McCall

William Dale Fries, Jr. (born November 15, 1928), is an American singer, activist and politician best known by his stage name C. W. McCall and for his truck-themed outlaw country songs. [1]

64 relations: 'Round the World with the Rubber Duck, Alferd Packer, Ali MacGraw, American Gramaphone, American Spirit (album), Audubon, Iowa, Ö3 Austria Top 40, Billboard (magazine), Billboard 200, Billboard charts, Billboard Hot 100, Black Bear Road, Black Bear Road (album), Burt Young, C. W. McCall & Co., C. W. McCall's Greatest Hits, Chip Davis, Citizens band radio, Clio Awards, Convoy (1978 film), Convoy (song), Country music, Dallas, Ernest Borgnine, Four Wheel Cowboy, George Brett, Grand Theft Auto V, Hot Country Songs, Human cannibalism, Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, Iran hostage crisis, Kansas City Royals, Kent Music Report, Kris Kristofferson, List of best-selling music artists, List of signature songs, Lyrics, Mannheim Steamroller, Mercury Records, MGM Records, Music recording certification, New York Yankees, Omaha, Nebraska, One-hit wonder, Ouray, Colorado, Outlaw country, Pine Tar Incident, Pirates in popular culture, Polydor Records, PolyGram, ..., Recorded Music NZ, Recording Industry Association of America, Rolling Stone, Roses for Mama (album), Roses for Mama (song), Rubber Duck (album), Sam Peckinpah, Stage name, The Best of C. W. McCall, The Legendary C. W. McCall, The Real McCall: An American Storyteller, Truck-driving country, Wilderness (C. W. McCall album), Wolf Creek Pass (album). Expand index (14 more) »

'Round the World with the Rubber Duck

"Round the World with the Rubber Duck" is the 1976 novelty song performed by C.W. McCall (pseudonym of Bill Fries) that was the sequel to the similar truck-driving country hit, "Convoy".

New!!: C. W. McCall and 'Round the World with the Rubber Duck · See more »

Alferd Packer

Alferd Griner Packer (January 21, 1842 – April 23, 1907) was an American prospector who confessed to cannibalism during the winter of 1874.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Alferd Packer · See more »

Ali MacGraw

Elizabeth Alice "Ali" MacGraw (born April 1, 1939) is an American actress, model, author, and animal rights activist.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Ali MacGraw · See more »

American Gramaphone

American Gramaphone is an American record company based in Omaha, Nebraska.

New!!: C. W. McCall and American Gramaphone · See more »

American Spirit (album)

American Spirit is an album released on American Gramaphone in 2003 (see 2003 in music) as a collaboration between Mannheim Steamroller and country musician C. W. McCall.

New!!: C. W. McCall and American Spirit (album) · See more »

Audubon, Iowa

Audubon is a city and the county seat in Audubon County, Iowa, United States.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Audubon, Iowa · See more »

Ö3 Austria Top 40

Ö3 Austria Top 40 is the official Austrian singles chart, as well as the radio show which presents it, aired Fridays on Hitradio Ö3.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Ö3 Austria Top 40 · See more »

Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Billboard (magazine) · See more »

Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Billboard 200 · See more »

Billboard charts

The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Billboard charts · See more »

Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Billboard Hot 100 · See more »

Black Bear Road

Black Bear Road, officially Forest Service Road 648, is a notorious jeep trail that starts from summit of Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 (between Ouray and Silverton) to Telluride, Colorado.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Black Bear Road · See more »

Black Bear Road (album)

Black Bear Road is an album by country musician C. W. McCall, released on MGM Records in 1975 (see 1975 in music).

New!!: C. W. McCall and Black Bear Road (album) · See more »

Burt Young

Gerald Tommaso DeLouise (born April 30, 1940), better known by his stage name Burt Young, is an American actor, author and painter.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Burt Young · See more »

C. W. McCall & Co.

C.

New!!: C. W. McCall and C. W. McCall & Co. · See more »

C. W. McCall's Greatest Hits

C.

New!!: C. W. McCall and C. W. McCall's Greatest Hits · See more »

Chip Davis

Louis F. "Chip" Davis Jr. (born September 5, 1947 in Hamler, Ohio, USA) is the founder and leader of the music group Mannheim Steamroller, and has also written and made other albums such as Day Parts and written several books.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Chip Davis · See more »

Citizens band radio

Citizens band radio (also known as CB radio) is, in many countries, a system of short-distance radio communications between individuals typically on a selection of 40 channels within the 27 MHz (11 m) band.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Citizens band radio · See more »

Clio Awards

The Clio Awards is an annual award program that recognizes innovation and creative excellence in advertising, design and communication, as judged by an international panel of advertising professionals.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Clio Awards · See more »

Convoy (1978 film)

Convoy is a 1978 action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine, Franklyn Ajaye and Burt Young.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Convoy (1978 film) · See more »

Convoy (song)

"Convoy" is a 1975 novelty song performed by C. W. McCall (a character co-created and voiced by Bill Fries, along with Chip Davis) that became a number-one song on both the country and pop charts in the US and is listed 98th among Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Convoy (song) · See more »

Country music

Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Country music · See more »

Dallas

Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Dallas · See more »

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine (born Ermes Effron Borgnino; January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was an American actor whose career spanned over six decades.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Ernest Borgnine · See more »

Four Wheel Cowboy

Four Wheel Cowboy is a greatest hits album by country musician C. W. McCall, released in 1989 (see 1989 in music) on Polydor Records.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Four Wheel Cowboy · See more »

George Brett

George Howard Brett (born May 15, 1953) is a retired American baseball third baseman and designated hitter who played 21 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Kansas City Royals.

New!!: C. W. McCall and George Brett · See more »

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V is an action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Grand Theft Auto V · See more »

Hot Country Songs

Hot Country Songs is a chart published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine in the United States.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Hot Country Songs · See more »

Human cannibalism

Human cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Human cannibalism · See more »

Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame

The Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame is a museum located in Arnolds Park, Iowa and maintained by the non-profit Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Association (IRRMA).

New!!: C. W. McCall and Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame · See more »

Iran hostage crisis

The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between Iran and the United States of America.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Iran hostage crisis · See more »

Kansas City Royals

The Kansas City Royals are an American professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Kansas City Royals · See more »

Kent Music Report

The Kent Music Report was a weekly record chart of Australian music singles and albums which was compiled by music enthusiast David Kent from May 1974 through to 1988.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Kent Music Report · See more »

Kris Kristofferson

Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Kris Kristofferson · See more »

List of best-selling music artists

This list includes music artists with claims of 75 million or more record sales.

New!!: C. W. McCall and List of best-selling music artists · See more »

List of signature songs

A signature song is the one song (or, in some cases, one of a few songs) that a popular and well-established recording artist or band is most closely identified with or best known for, even if they have had success with a variety of other songs.

New!!: C. W. McCall and List of signature songs · See more »

Lyrics

Lyrics are words that make up a song usually consisting of verses and choruses.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Lyrics · See more »

Mannheim Steamroller

Mannheim Steamroller is an American Neoclassical new-age music group founded by Chip Davis, that is known primarily for its Fresh Aire series of albums, which blend classical music with elements of new age and rock, and for its modern recordings of Christmas music.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Mannheim Steamroller · See more »

Mercury Records

Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Mercury Records · See more »

MGM Records

MGM Records was a record label started by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio in 1946 for the purpose of releasing soundtrack albums of their musical films.

New!!: C. W. McCall and MGM Records · See more »

Music recording certification

Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Music recording certification · See more »

New York Yankees

The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

New!!: C. W. McCall and New York Yankees · See more »

Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Omaha, Nebraska · See more »

One-hit wonder

A one-hit wonder is any entity that achieves mainstream popularity and success for a very short period of time, often for only one piece of work, and becomes known among the general public solely for that momentary success.

New!!: C. W. McCall and One-hit wonder · See more »

Ouray, Colorado

Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Ouray, Colorado · See more »

Outlaw country

Outlaw country is a subgenre of American country music, most popular during the 1970s and early 1980s, sometimes referred to as the outlaw movement or simply outlaw music.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Outlaw country · See more »

Pine Tar Incident

The Pine Tar Incident (also known as the Pine Tar Game) was a controversial incident during an American League Baseball game played between the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees on July 24, 1983, at Yankee Stadium in New York City.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Pine Tar Incident · See more »

Pirates in popular culture

In English-speaking popular culture, the modern pirate stereotype owes its attributes mostly to the imagined tradition of the 18th century Caribbean pirate sailing off the Spanish Main and to such celebrated 20th century depictions as Captain Hook and his crew in the theatrical and film versions of Peter Pan, Robert Newton's portrayal of Long John Silver in the 1950 film of Treasure Island, and various adaptations of the Eastern pirate, Sinbad the Sailor.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Pirates in popular culture · See more »

Polydor Records

Polydor is a British record label and company, that operates as part of Universal Music Group.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Polydor Records · See more »

PolyGram

PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.

New!!: C. W. McCall and PolyGram · See more »

Recorded Music NZ

Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Recorded Music NZ · See more »

Recording Industry Association of America

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Recording Industry Association of America · See more »

Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Rolling Stone · See more »

Roses for Mama (album)

Roses for Mama is the fifth album by country musician C. W. McCall, released on Polydor Records in 1977 (see 1977 in music).

New!!: C. W. McCall and Roses for Mama (album) · See more »

Roses for Mama (song)

"Roses for Mama" is a song recorded by both country music artists Red Sovine and C.W. McCall, and was a top 5 hit for McCall in 1977.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Roses for Mama (song) · See more »

Rubber Duck (album)

Rubber Duck is an album by country musician C. W. McCall, released on Polydor Records in 1976 (see 1976 in music).

New!!: C. W. McCall and Rubber Duck (album) · See more »

Sam Peckinpah

David Samuel Peckinpah (February 21, 1925 – December 28, 1984) was an American film director and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic The Wild Bunch (1969).

New!!: C. W. McCall and Sam Peckinpah · See more »

Stage name

A stage name is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers, such as actors, comedians, singers and musicians.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Stage name · See more »

The Best of C. W. McCall

The Best of C. W. McCall is a greatest hits album released by country musician C. W. McCall on the PSM label in 1997 (see 1997 in music).

New!!: C. W. McCall and The Best of C. W. McCall · See more »

The Legendary C. W. McCall

The Legendary C. W. McCall is a greatest hits album released on audio cassette only by country musician C. W. McCall in 1991 (see 1991 in music), on the PolyGram label.

New!!: C. W. McCall and The Legendary C. W. McCall · See more »

The Real McCall: An American Storyteller

The Real McCall: An American Storyteller is an album by country musician C. W. McCall, released on American Gramaphone in 1990 (see 1990 in music) and rereleased in 1999 (see 1999 in music).

New!!: C. W. McCall and The Real McCall: An American Storyteller · See more »

Truck-driving country

Truck-driving country is a subgenre of country and western music.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Truck-driving country · See more »

Wilderness (C. W. McCall album)

Wilderness is an album by country musician C. W. McCall, released on Polydor Records in 1976 (see 1976 in music).

New!!: C. W. McCall and Wilderness (C. W. McCall album) · See more »

Wolf Creek Pass (album)

Wolf Creek Pass is an album by country musician C. W. McCall, released in 1975 (see 1975 in music) on MGM Records.

New!!: C. W. McCall and Wolf Creek Pass (album) · See more »

Redirects here:

Bill Fries, C W McCall, C.W. McCall, CW McCall.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._W._McCall

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »