Mac Davis had written "A Little Less Conversation
" for Elvis, so when Presley set out to record his From Elvis In Memphis album at American Sound Studio in Memphis, he solicited more songs from Davis, who submitted a tape with 19 tracks. The first song on the tape was "In The Ghetto
," the second was "Don't Cry Daddy." Elvis recorded both of them.
As for Davis, he launched a solo career soon after, landing a #1 hit in 1972 with "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me