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Songwriter Paul Davis Dies

Pop singer and songwriter Paul Davis, who also recorded hit country songs, died of a heart attack, April 22, in Meridian, Miss., at age 60.


Davis was best known for his pop hits “I Go Crazy” and “’65 Love Affair,” which both hit Top 10. He also reached No. 1 on the country charts with “You’re Still New to Me,” a duet with Marie Osmond, and “I Won’t Take Less Than Your Love,” recorded with Tanya Tucker and Paul Overstreet. Davis’ cousin James Edwards notes that Davis had returned to his native Mississippi to retire. Davis died at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian the day after he turned 60.

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