Mack Vickery

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Birthday
8, 1938
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Dec 21, 2004 (66)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1938
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Dec 21, 2004 (66)

About

His songs Meat Man and Ivory Tears became hits for stars of blues and rock like Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash.

Before Fame

He formed a honky-tonk band in his teens, scraping out a living by playing around Michigan and Ohio.

Trivia

His solo works included an album titled Live at the Alabama Women’s Prison, a deliberate nod to Elvis Presley whom he met when both were starting out in their careers.

Family Life

He traveled around with his father following his mother's death in his early youth.

Associated With

His major musical influences included Hank Williams and Ernest Tubb.

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