Larry & Dixie Davis

Larry & Dixie Davis

Country songwriting, singing duo. Larry Davis together with wife Dixie Davis released their first single, "Gonna Live It Up" b/w "Welcome Alaska" in 1958. In 1959, they followed up their first single with their hit song, "Mental Cruelty", which they wrote and recorded. Buck Owens and Rose Maddox, covered the single and took it to #1 on the Billboard chart. Other songs written and recorded by the duo include: "Shark Bait" (1959), "Walkin'" (1959), "So Long To Heartache" (1959), "Mod" (1960) and "All We Have In Common" (1961).

Larry and Dixie started their band, Nashville West in 1971. Their drummer, Scott Gantenbein, joined the band in 1973, and the trio toured the western and southwestern United States, Canada and Alaska for 5 years.


Larry & Dixie Davis Discography


CCD 1156514 Various Welcome, Alaska and 1 more… Various - Ultra Rare Rockin' & Boppin', Volume 4(CD, Comp) Chief Records (9) CCD 1156514 Netherlands 1993 Sell This Version
600025 Various Gonna Live It Up Various - Rock-A-Billy Dynamite(40xCD, Comp, Mono + Box) The Intense Media 600025 Europe 2013 Sell This Version