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So here's a weird story. Remember that trucking craze in the mid-1970s that spawned the film Convoy, starring a shirtless Kris Kristofferson? Well, it was all C.W. McCall's fault. But his real name isn't C.W. McCall it's William Fries. And he really wasn't a big rig driver who honked it up on his C.B.; he was an advertising executive who stumbled into a music career by accident. While working on a radio campaign for an Omaha, Nebraska bakery, Fries invented McCall as a promotional tool: a character who would haul loads of bread and call Omaha radio stations from roadside truck stops, spurting out hilarious ramblings sprinkled with C.B. radio jargon (such as his "handle," Rubber Duck) to the delight of listeners. The campaign was a huge success, with everybody in the region talking about this funny C.W. McCall guy and his crazy trucker lingo. The fabricated character was such a hit that Fries decided to do what any red blooded American would do -- cash in. He recorded an album of quasi-countrypolitan/urban cowboy songs that were all about trucking, truckers and life on the road. McCall soon had a chart-topping hit in "Convoy," which inspired critically acclaimed filmmaker Sam Peckinpah to unleash an unintentionally campy film with the same name in 1978...  Read More

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  Artist   Title Format Quantity           Price   
  C.w. Mccall Audubon 7"   1 listed $4  Details 
The Best Of Cw Mccall  C.w. Mccall The Best Of C.w. Mccall CD   2 listed $6 - $11 View All
Black Bear Road  C.w. Mccall Black Bear Road 45, LP, 7"   52 listed $1 - $45 View All
Cw Mccall And Co  C.w. Mccall C.w. Mccall And Co LP, Cassette   8 listed $5 - $22 View All
Classified  C.w. Mccall Classified 7"   12 listed $3 - $14 View All
  C.w. Mccall Columbine 7"   1 listed $5  Details 
Convoy  C.w. Mccall Convoy 7", 45, 7" Picture Sleeve   142 listed $1 - $14 View All
Crispy Critters  C.w. Mccall Crispy Critters 7"   1 listed $6  Details 
Four Wheel Drive  C.w. Mccall Four Wheel Drive 45, 7", Cassette   7 listed $1 - $15 View All
  C.w. Mccall Green River 7"   3 listed $3 - $9 View All
  C.w. Mccall I've Trucked All Over This Land 7"   1 listed $4  Details 
  C.w. Mccall Jackson Hole 7"   1 listed $3  Details 
  C.w. Mccall The Legendary C.w. Mccall Cassette   1 listed $74  Details 
  C.w. Mccall Long Lonesome Road 7"   2 listed $3 - $5 View All
Old Home Filler  C.w. Mccall Old Home Filler 7", 45   12 listed $2 - $8 View All
Outlaws And Lone Star Beer  C.w. Mccall Outlaws And Lone Star Beer 7", 45   6 listed $2 - $12 View All
The Real Mccall  C.w. Mccall The Real Mccall CD, Cassette   3 listed $25 - $49 View All
Roses For Mama  C.w. Mccall Roses For Mama 7", 45, LP   40 listed $1 - $25 View All
Round The World With The Rubber Duck  C.w. Mccall Round The World With The Rubber Duck 7"   5 listed $2 - $7 View All
Rubber Duck  C.w. Mccall Rubber Duck LP   13 listed $2 - $16 View All
  C.w. Mccall Sing Silent Night 7"   1 listed $11  Details 
There Won't Be No Country Music  C.w. Mccall There Won't Be No Country Music 7", 45   16 listed $1 - $7 View All
Wilderness  C.w. Mccall Wilderness LP   26 listed $3 - $25 View All
  C.w. Mccall Wolf-creek Pass LP   1 listed $15  Details 
Wolf Creek Pass  C.w. Mccall Wolf Creek Pass LP, 7"   24 listed $1 - $28 View All
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