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C.W. McCall

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The Resume

    (November 15, 1928-April 1, 2022)
    Birth name is William Dale Fries
    Best known for the song ‘Convoy’

Why he might be annoying:

    He was a one-hit wonder who released a greatest hits album.
    You needed a CB radio dictionary to understand most of ‘Convoy.’
    All of his songs were about truck driving.
    He had an unsuccessful comeback attempt in 1990.
    He took on the persona of C.W. McCall, a character he developed for a Metz Baking commercial, for all of the songs he wrote.

Why he might not be annoying:

    ‘Convoy’ was #1 on both the pop and country charts.
    ‘Convoy’ was so successful that it was made into a movie in the 1978 film, 'Convoy.'
    He served two terms as mayor of Ouray, Colorado.
    He has made guest appearances on King of the Hill and The Simpsons.

Credit: Rocky

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 189 Votes: 52.91% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 22 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 21 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 20 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 18 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 23 Votes: 69.57% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 37 Votes: 67.57% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 43 Votes: 69.77% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 42 Votes: 54.76% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 80 Votes: 67.50% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 347 Votes: 74.06% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 162 Votes: 59.88% Annoying