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Who was CW McCall?

Famed country music singer CW McCall passed away on April 1, 2022 at his home in Colorado.

He is best known for his number one country hit “Convoy”.

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CW McCall’s real name was Bill Fries

Who was CW McCall?

Bill Fries, better known as CW McCall, 93 years old, was known for his hit country records in the ’70s.

The CW McCall character was created as “a truck driver in a series of commercials for a Midwestern bread company,” but he “took on the name as his alter ego and recorded several humorous, freewheeling songs about renegade long-haul truckers.” , according to The Washington Post.

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His songs included: Old Home Filler-Up an’ Keep On-a-Truckin’ Cafe, Wolf Creek Pass, Roses for Mama and more.

Most famous of all, Convoy became a number one pop and country hit in 1976.

After his time in the music industry, McCall served as mayor of the city of Ouray, Colorado from 1986 to 1992.

What was CW McCall’s cause of death?

CW McCall died Friday, April 1, at his home in Ouray, Colorado, at the age of 93.

McCall’s son, Bill Fries III, confirmed his father’s death to The Washington Post.

The country singer has been in a hospice with cancer since February 2022.

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CW McCall died of cancer on April 1, 2022 at the age of 93
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How many children did CW McCall have?

McCall is survived by his 70-year-old wife, Rena Bonnema Fries.

The couple have three children, Bill, Mark and Nancy.

The couple also have four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson, according to the country’s taste.

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