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Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me/Stop and Smell the Roses: A Golden Classics Edition
Mac Davis
Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me/Stop and Smell the Roses: A Golden Classics Edition
Genres: Country, Pop, Rock
 
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Mac Davis, who penned the Elvis hit "In the Ghetto", was asked by a record exec to write another song with a strong musical "hook." The result--"Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me"--went to #1 (and platinum) and launched Davis on...  more »

      
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All Artists: Mac Davis
Title: Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me/Stop and Smell the Roses: A Golden Classics Edition
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Collectables
Release Date: 7/1/1997
Genres: Country, Pop, Rock
Styles: Classic Country, Soft Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 090431585122

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Mac Davis, who penned the Elvis hit "In the Ghetto", was asked by a record exec to write another song with a strong musical "hook." The result--"Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me"--went to #1 (and platinum) and launched Davis on a successful recording, TV and movie career. The Baby album and its successful follow-up are included here.

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Mac Davis has always been my favorite entertainer
Sherry Galey | Centerville, TN | 03/19/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have loved Mac Davis music for years! He was such a great entertainer( Right up there with Elvis)Baby Don`t Get Hooked On Me was my all time favorite album. I would love to see him entertaining again. Mac, we miss you. Your music had such warmth & love in it from your heart. We felt like we knew you. Let us hear from you. Hope your life is happy & full !"
How Nice To Be A Regular Member of the Public...
Mohd Nor Khalid | Ipoh, Perak Malaysia | 03/15/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

""Poor boy don't need 'lectronics to make no Rock 'n Roll...Poor boy got Boogie-Woogie born right in his soul..." and the lyrics (from "Poor Boy Boogie") goes to tell us that you'd only need sticks, spoons and friends to make good music. This was in the early 70's...when most of us young folks were listening to heavy electrified UNDERGROUND!...But (believe it or not) Mac Davis could, at that time, divert our attention from Henrix and Grand Funk Railroad to his kind of music....Good deep voice, catchy tunes and the lyrics made us feel that, well, we belonged! With the exemption of "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me" which is everybody's favourite...nice melody....but the words can be dangerous....just don't sing it to your sweetheart....! Get this CD! These songs will last for many years to come...good to listen to while drivin' too!"
Through his songs, I have felt every tear of his life.
Mohd Nor Khalid | 07/26/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Mac is a wonderful entertainer as well as writer. He brings you into his life with each word. I felt as if I was there during relationships, breakups and the joy of his children. He has no idea how much joy he has given to us as we listen and laugh and cry with him."