Paul Davis is 106.1 the Sound
Marquette, MI – May 26, 2021 – Born in Meridian, Mississippi, Paul Davis is a renowned soul, country, and pop musician. He started his musical career as a member of a local group called the Six Soul Survivors back in 1966 but is best known for his solo career, which started worldwide in 1970.
Signed with Bang Records in 1970, Davis released his first billboard hit, a cover version of the song A Little Bit of Soap, initially recorded by the Jamels’. It was the same year he released his first album titled A Little Bit of Paul Davis.
It wasn’t until 1978 that Davis released “I Go Crazy,” a ballad that ended up on the Billboard Hot 100 for 40 weeks. It set the record for the longest chart run at the time. Meet me in Montana, a song he wrote for his friend Dan Seals and Marie Osmond, which took the No.1 spot on Billboard Country chart in 1985.
Today, many of the songs from his music catalog are owned by Paul McCartney.
Paul Davis survived a shooting back in July of 1986 when an unidentified man demanded his wallet and shot him in the abdomen.
During the late 1990s, Davis also took part in competitive billiards.
Paul Davis is 106.1 The Sound.