If there’s ever been a way to describe David Allan Coe, it has got to be his ability to defy categorization. He has been his own man since he was a child. He was basically in several of Ohio’s correctional institutions from the age of 9. By the time he emerged a fully formed adult who had taught himself guitar and left for the free world, David Allan Coe had a clear eye on what his future was to be. He decided to take the country music world by storm. And though he had to claw, hype and charm his way up the ladder, his talent pulled him through. And his ability to feed the press juicy stories and tales of his misdeeds didn’t hurt either.
David Allan Coe has regaled writers with tales of his misadventures.With nearly three decades of following his musical muse wherever it’s led, this outlaw has crossed the panorama of American roots music. As well as being a singer, songwriter, guitarist, David is also a magician, deep sea treasure hunter and movie star. His movies include “Stagecoach”, “The Last Days of Frank and Jessie James”. “Lady Grey”, “Buckstone County Prison” and “Take This Job and Shove It” to mention a few.