Gail Davies

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Date of Birth June 5, 1948
Place of Birth Oklahoma
Age 72 years old
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Gail Davies

Gail Davies is an American singer/songwriter and the first female record producer in country music. She is the daughter of country singer Tex Dickerson and the sister of songwriter Ron Davies.

Birth name: Patricia Gail Dickerson
Born: Jun 5, 1948
Origin: Broken Bow, Oklahoma, United States
Genres: Country, Folk
Occupation(s): Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar
Years active: 1978–present
Labels: Lifesong Records, Warner Bros. Records, RCA Records, MCA Records, Capitol Records, Little Chickadee Records
Associated acts: Emmylou Harris, Roger Miller, Dolly Parton, Ricky Skaggs, Wild Choir
Website: Gail Davies's Official site

About Gail Davies

Composed many 1970s/80s Top 10 and Top 20 Billboard hits. She was the first female record producer in country music history.

Before Fame

She was employed as a session singer at A&M Records. She was hired as a staff songwriter with EMI Publishing in 1976 with her first hit being Bucket to the South by Ava Barber.

Achievement

She was determined to break through as a singer and finally found success with 1980's The Game with its Top 10 hit single Blue Heartache and Like Strangers and Good Lovin' Man, both Top 20 hits.

Family Life

Her older brother was songwriter Ron Davies, author of David Bowie's "It Ain't Easy" and "Long Hard Climb" by Helen Reddy.

Associations

She became friends with Joni Mitchell early in her career.

Information related to Gail Davies

  • Country musicians from Oklahoma
  • Songwriters from Oklahoma
  • Singers from Oklahoma
  • Warner Bros. Records artists
  • American female country singers
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Latest information about Gail Davies updated on January 22, 2021.

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