Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, including a young singer and his former singing partner, Blackie Buck, and together they execute his plan to get out of the deal. He gets help from a stereotypical small-time concert promoter. Honey Carder is the love interest/ex-wife. Written by
Willie and Kris on the road - sharing music...raising hell!
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Did You Know?
replaced Steve Rash
, the latter of whom had directed The Buddy Holly Story
(1978), as director. According to show-business trade-paper 'Variety', "director Alan Rudolph
. . . took over for Steve Rash
two weeks into the filming" whilst 'Time Out' says that "unexpectedly, at three days' notice, Rudolph was asked by producer Sydney Pollack
to take the helm on this carefree comedy set in the world of Country & Western music". See more
Do you suppose a mans got to be a miserable son of a bitch all the time, just to write a good song every now & then? That's a terrible thought.