David Wills (singer)

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David Wills
Birth nameDavid Steinfath
Born (1951-10-23) October 23, 1951 (age 69)
OriginPulaski, Tennessee
GenresCountry, Christian music
Years active1975–1988
LabelsEpic, United Artists, RCA
Associated actsCharlie Rich, Deborah Ann Smith, Jordan Wills

David Wills (born October 23, 1951, in Pulaski, Tennessee[1]) is an American country music singer-songwriter. Wills released three studio albums and charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart between 1975 and 1988. Two of his songs, "There's a Song on the Jukebox" and "From Barrooms to Bedrooms," reached the Top 10 in 1975. Wills was a BMI songwriter for Pride Music Group, along with Blake Mevis and Bob Moulds. David was married to Deborah Ann Smith (from Dallas, TX) who owned Alcorn Music, Inc. publishing company.

As a songwriter, Wills wrote George Strait's "If You're Thinking You Want a Stranger (There's One Coming Home)" and Garth Brooks' "Wild Horses."[2]



Year Album US Country Label
1975 Barrooms to Bedrooms 13 Epic
Everybody's Country 31
1984 New Beginnings 62 RCA


Year Single Chart Positions Album
US Country CAN Country
1975 "There's a Song on the Jukebox" 10 5 Barrooms to Bedrooms
"From Barrooms to Bedrooms" 10 7
"The Barmaid" 31
"She Deserves My Very Best" 35 48 Everybody's Country
1976 "Queen of the Starlight Room" 47
"Woman" 55 32 singles only
"(I'm Just Pouring Out) What She Bottled Up in Me" 66
1977 "The Best Part of My Days (Are My Nights with You)" 52
"Cheatin' Turns Her On" 91
"Do You Wanna Make Love" 82
1978 "You Snap Your Fingers (And I'm Back in Your Hands)" 70
1979 "I'm Being Good" 50
"Endless" 82
1980 "She's Hangin' in There (I'm Hangin' Out)" 91
"The Light of My Life (Has Gone Out Again Tonight)" 65
1983 "Those Nights, These Days" 52 New Beginnings
"The Eyes of a Stranger" 19
1984 "Miss Understanding" 26 44
"Lady in Waiting" 31
"Macon Love" 69 singles only
1988 "Paper Thin Walls" 85


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