- Hailing from Lubbock, Texas and known as a country singer, Mac Davis also made quite a name for himself as an actor and songwriter.
- Mac wrote and produced three hit records for Elvis Presley; In the Ghetto, A Little Less Conversation and Memories.
- In the 70s Mac launched his solo career and had a handful of charting songs including, Baby, Don’t Get Hooked on Me, Stop and Smell the Roses, One Hell of a Woman and Lord, It’s Hard to be Humble.
- In 1974, Mac was awarded the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year award.
- As an actor Mac had his own television variety show for three years. He then appeared in a number of movies including, North Dallas Forty (1979), Cheaper To Keep Her (1981), The Sting II, and The Dukes of Hazzard movie.
- Mac was listed as one of 12 Promising New Actors of 1979 by Screen World magazine.
- In 2000, Mac was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the recording industry.
baby, don’t get hooked on me fax
- Baby, Don’t Get Hooked on Me was written and sung by Mac Davis.
- It is the title track of Mac’s third album.
- Baby, Don’t Get Hooked on Me reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in September 1972.
- Baby, Don’t Get Hooked on Me was covered by Liza Minnelli.
- Baby, Don’t Get Hooked on Me lyrics.
baby, don’t get hooked on me – mac davis – 1972 – video
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