Other artists recording his songs include Glen Campbell, Lou Rawls, Kenny Rogers, Bobby Goldsboro, and many more.
Davis charted many of his own songs on the country, and pop charts such as "Baby Don't Get, harmonica player for the Crook Brothers, died at age 89.
Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.
Many other artists had hit records with Gail Davies penned songs. His career at WSM, and the Opry, led to membership in the CMDJ Hall of Fame, and the CMHF.
He was soon playing at singing conventions in Western Tennessee and Kentucky.
At one of the conventions, he caught the attention of John Daniel of the professional lement Trio and backed a gospel quartet who performed on a radio station out of Paducah, Kentucky. After the Matthews brothers returned to Missouri in the early 1950s, the group reorganized with Gordon remaining as tenor with Neal Matthews Jr.
Roy was riding his cycle a short distance behind Claudette when she was struck, and run over by a truck.
The Everly Brothers 1958 hit single "Claudette" was written by Roy Orbison about his wife.