Songwriter

Doc Jenkins and Blackie Buck were old country singing partners while Doc wrote the songs. Doc wants to become one of the tycoons in the music making business but ends up selling the Rocky Rodeo the rights to the song writing company, and he has to pay royalties to this bad guy. Doc enlists help from his old friend, Blackie who is managed by a sleazy operator named Dino. Dino also manages a psychotic singer named Gilda, who Doc decides to write songs for under a pseudonym. Doc hopes that this way Dino won't make any more royalty off him.

R
| 1984 | 1 hr 34 min | 6.4/10
Cast
Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Melinda Dillon, Rip Torn
Studio
TriStar Pictures
Director
Alan Rudolph
Language
English
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