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Mac Davis

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There was a chance for me to write one song for the section where Elvis sat in his black leather outfit and sang the old hits. At eight oclock the next morning I had written Memories.

— Mac Davis

#chance #eight #elvis #had #his

Every performer who ever performed in rock and roll or even close to it is lying if they tell you that they weren't influenced in some way or another by Elvis Presley. He turned the world around.

— Mac Davis

#around #close #elvis #elvis presley #even

Don't Cry Daddy is a pretty sad song. He got to the end of it and it was just real quiet and Elvis says, I'm gonna cut that someday for my daddy. And, by God, he did. He lived up to his word.

— Mac Davis

#cut #daddy #did #elvis #end

Elvis was just like a big old kid. It was like he never got past 19, I don't think, in a lotta ways.

— Mac Davis

#elvis #got #i #just #kid

First time I saw Elvis was at the Lubbock County fairgrounds in Lubbock, Texas. He was on the back end of a truck. There was about 1500 screaming kids.

— Mac Davis

#back #county #elvis #end #first

I didn't have a lot of communication with Elvis. You had to go through a barricade to get to Elvis. It was people hanging on every word, and I felt very uncomfortable a lot of times.

— Mac Davis

#elvis #every #felt #get #go

I had always wanted to write a song called, The Vicious Circle. I always thought it was like, the kids are born there, they grow up there, they die there.

— Mac Davis

#born #called #circle #die #grow

I had Elvis' number in my book and I never called it.

— Mac Davis

#called #elvis #had #i #never

I still have an old painting the Colonel gave me. It was the first time the Colonel had been back to the Hilton since Elvis had passed away.

— Mac Davis

#back #been #colonel #elvis #first

I was out on the golf course, a guy came riding out in a golf cart and said, Did you know that Elvis died? And I just said, Well, there you go. It was like I had kinda been expecting it.

— Mac Davis

#came #cart #course #did #died

About Mac Davis

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Decline and comeback
By the mid-1980s his career in music was declining. Davis graduated at 16 from Lubbock High School in Lubbock Texas. Marriages:
Fran Cook: 1963- (divorced); one son Joel Scott
Sarah Barg: 1971–1976 (divorced no children)
Lise Kristen Gerard: 1982–present (two children Noah Claire and Cody Luke)
At 21 he married a Georgian Fran Cook and when their son Joel was born a year later he shifted from playing rock bands to learning the music business via Liberty Records' publishing division.

His early work writing for Elvis Presley produced the hits "Memories" "In the Ghetto" and "A Little Less Conversation". Morris Mac Davis (born January 21 1942) is a country music singer songwriter and actor originally from Lubbock Texas who has enjoyed much crossover success.

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