Bob Davie

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Robert Bunyan "Hutch" Davie III (born c. 1932 in Birmingham), also credited as Bun Davie, Budd McCoy, Clint Harmon and Chuck Harmon, is a composer, arranger, pianist, bandleader and music producer.

Davie is the son of Bunyan Davie Jr and the former Louise McCoy. He taught himself to play piano at age four and demonstrated perfect pitch. At five he began studying at the Birmingham Conservatory of Music. He later attended the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

After leaving college, Davie moved to New York City and accepted a job at the National Broadcasting Company. He married model Mary Elizabeth Pfaff and made his mark as an arranger and pianist by co-writing, conducting and performing on the 1956 Jim Lowe hit "Green Door". With producer Bob Crewe he arranged numerous songs for other artists and later worked as a staff songwriter for Trinity Music. His arrangement of "Music to Watch Girls By" in 1967 for the Bob Crewe Generation was nominated for a Grammy Award.

Davie also recorded with his own band, Hutch Davie and the Honky Tonkers. He and his family moved to Scotch Plains, New Jersey in 1974.


  • Hutch Davie & His Swinging Piano (1958) Much Hutch Atco Records LP 33-105
  • Hutch Davie & His Orchestra (1965) Piano Memories. Congress Records CGL-3004


  • "Hutch Davie" (April 22, 2016) Wikipedia - accessed May 9, 2016

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