Convoy • Theme Song (Film Version) • C.W. McCall -
!The best soundtracks&movies of all time! Soundtrack from the 1978 Sam Peckinpah film “Convoy,” with Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Burt Young, Madge Sinclair.
“Convoy” is a 1975 novelty song performed by C. W. McCall (a character co-created and voiced by Bill Fries, along with Chip Davis) that became a number-one song on both the country and pop charts in the US and is listed 98th among Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time. Written by McCall and Chip Davis, the song spent six weeks at number one on the country charts and one week at number one on the pop charts. The song went to number one in Canada as well, hitting the top of the RPM Top Singles Chart on January 24, 1976. “Convoy” also peaked at number two in the UK. The song capitalized on the fad for citizens band (CB) radio. The song was the inspiration for the 1978 Sam Peckinpah film Convoy, for which McCall rerecorded