Sheriff Tex Davis Passes
August 31, 2007 at 12:20 PM (PT)
According to THE TENNESSEAN, Songwriter/Manager/Promoter SHERIFF TEX DAVIS aka WILLIAM DOUCHETTE passed WEDNESDAY 8/29 at the age of 93. DAVIS co-wrote the GENE VINCENT smash "Be-Bop-A-Lula," for the artist that he also managed. He met VINCENT while working on-air at WCMS/NORFOLK, VA. Later DAVIS worked in promotion at MONUMENT/NASHVILLE and worked with artists including KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, DOLLY PARTON, and JEANNIE SEELY.
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