Singer Bill Fries, best known for the 1970s Trucking Ballad ‘Convoy’, dies

[ad_1] Deep-voiced country singer Bill Fries, known as CW McCall, who turned an ad campaign for an Iowa bread company into the outlaw trucker anthem “Convoy,” which hit #1 on the charts in 1976 and inspired a Sam Peckinpah movie. died Friday at his home in Ouray, Colo. He was 93 years old. His death …