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Paul Davis

Mississippi singer and songwriter Paul Davis enjoyed a long and diverse career in the music business, but will always be best remembered for a handful of hit singles he released in the '70s and '80s, most notably "I Go Crazy," which reflected the influence of both country and vintage Southern soul. Paul Lavon Davis was born in Meridian, Mississippi on April 21, 1948. Davis grew up with a strong interest in music, and began playing in local bands like the Six Soul Survivors and the Endless Chain when he was in his teens. In 1968, Davis' gifts as a tunesmith earned him a gig as a staff songwriter with Mississippi's Malaco Records. By 1970, Davis scored a minor regional hit with "Revolution in My Soul," a country-rock number he sang, wrote, and co-produced for White Whale Records under the group name the Reivers, and later that year he fared even better when Ilene Burns, widow of the well-respected songwriter and record man Bert Berns, offered him a contract with her late husband's label, Bang Records. Davis' first single for Bang was a cover of the Jarmels' 1961 hit "A Little Bit of Soap," which rose to number 52 on the Billboard singles chart. The single's success led to the release of Davis' first album, 1970's A Little Bit of Paul Davis, and Davis would turn out three more albums for Bang (1972's Paul Davis, 1974's Ride 'Em Cowboy, 1976's Southern Tracks & Fantasies) and more minor hit singles (1974's "Ride 'Em Cowboy," 1976's "Thinking of You" and "Superstar") before scoring his career-defining hit in 1977.

"I Go Crazy," from the album Singer of Songs -- Teller of Tales, rose to number seven on the Billboard singles chart, and would stay in the Hot 100 for 40 weeks, setting a record that would stand until 1982. After one more album for Bang (1980's Paul Davis, which featured the Top 30 single "Do Right"), Davis signed with Arista Records and cut his most successful album, 1982's Cool Night, which peaked at number 52 on the LP charts and included three hits singles, "Cool Night," "'65 Love Affair" (which was his highest charting single, rising to number six), and "Love Me or Let Me Be Lonely." However, despite its success, Cool Night proved to be Davis' last album; he popped up on the country charts in the mid- to late '80s, singing duets with Marie Osmond (1986's "You're Still New to Me") and Tanya Tucker (1988's "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love"), but after being shot during an attempted robbery in Nashville in 1986, Davis stepped back from the spotlight and concentrated on songwriting rather than performing. In the new millennium, Davis reportedly upgraded his home recording studio and began using synthesizers to write and record new material, but before he could strike a deal to release his new songs, Davis succumbed to a heart attack, which claimed his life on April 22, 2008, only a day after he turned 60. ~ Mark Deming
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Track List: Sweet Life: His Greatest Hit Singles

1. Cool Night

2. Sweet Life

3. 65 Love Affair

4. I Go Crazy

5. A Little Bit Of Soap

6. Thinking Of You

7. Superstar

9. Ride 'Em Cowboy

11. Keep Our Love Alive

12. Love Or Let Me Be Lonely

13. Do Right

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Beautiful!
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how I miss this type of realism in music
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mysteriousst r a n g e r s 8 6
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Lots of memories to this music
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awesome summer nights with his music
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Such great music!! Love Paul Davis.
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Most beautiful music ever made....love you Paul Davis R.I.P. ❤️
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drh41887
Greg Allman look alike beautiful music dude
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A REAL O.G. ✌

#RESPECTFORM r D a v i s
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R.I.P Paul Davis love your music the good ones always die to soon.
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Now this was one of my songs from back in the day, the Man could sing effortless but when I saw who it was I was like WOW ok....He was one of the Original Blue Eyed Soul Brothers!
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The love of my life
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linnpierce4
I am sad to learn he has passed; great contribution s to music history.
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crossjr98
Cool beard dude
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Great music the seventies and eighties grown up to this music was fantastic to listen to and still is to this day
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Great song to sing no matter how u sing u will sound good. Great song love this song.
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makes my heart ache....beau t i f u l l y
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What a classic right here! Luv it!
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Classic music lyrics which are understood
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Reached all demographics , I'm proof. Respect In Peace ✌ PD
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Beautiful voice! Beautiful song! Beautiful music!
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still another example of the great singer/songw r i t e r talent from the 60's and 70's...today ' s 'music' is such garbage...th e radio has become useless...th a n k God for Pandora...Th a n k s Paul, for your talent and your legacy.
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sgburgess2
I love his music. Such great memories come flooding into my heart when I hear his voice. ��
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almadenise19 9 1
When this song come on..I immediately stop what I'm doing and close my eyes and takes me back to that slow dancing with the one I loved....lov e his voice....
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RILP Paul
Thank you for the music
Love n blessed
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bmcard62
Brings me back to high school and dating the love of my life .
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Hearing Paul Davis' voice puts me in a mellow mood. I imagine laying on a beach as a warm breeze blows, while sipping a Mai Tai!
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stevek364
A golden voice--so easy to listen to.
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grew up listening to Paul Davis and I will grow old listening to him
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Great songwriter,a n d a he'll of a voice
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I GO CRAZY - GREAT GREAT GREAT SONG.
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Gives me goosebumps.
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I LOVE THIS SONG!
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warerenarta
I absolutely love Paul's music! He lives on through it. He seems like such a gentle soul!
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YES
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garzausps
Great music specially I go crazy! To a girl from R G V tx
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Love this somg so much #
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Damn
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rvwainscott
Paul shows us what we miss in a day and age where talent takes a back seat to looks. Thank you Pandora for reminding us what real talent looks like.
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I always thought of Paul as a kind, gentle soul. His music had such a calming affect.
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HE WAS A FANTASTIC WRITER N SINGER ! R I P PAUL ! U MADE THE 70 & 80 GREAT TIMES TO LISTEN TO MUSIC ! THAT BROUGHT BACK GOOD OLD MEMORIES WHEN I WAS A TEENAGER. I MISS THEM TIMES ! THANKS PAUL FOR YOUR BEAUTIFUL SONGS U WROTE N SANG ! U WILL BE MISS ! SING YOUR HEART OUT TO OUR LORD JESUS !
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Brings back the old days, we may be grey but we still rock
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incredible voice one of the best
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Takes me back to early 80s
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Love. I go crazy
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one of my favorites
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Brings back some good memories.
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