Nebraska Authors

Chip Davis

AKA: Louis F. Davis

Born 1947 Hamler, OH (USA)

His success started with Old Home Bread commercials, which spun off the country song 'Convoy' sung by C.W. McCall. His book,My Little Christmas Tree, includes a Manheim Steamroller CD, with songs to accompany each story.

Places Lived

Hamler, OH
Portland, OH
Sylvania, OH
Milwaukee, WI
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Music and Audio


Music; Children--Fiction;


BA University of Michigan


Founder, American Gramaphone Recording Company

Places Worked

Omaha Symphony
Advertising Agency, Omaha, NE
American Gramaphone


“150 Notable Nebraskans”, Number 62 on the Journal Star Sesquicentennial List of Significant Nebraskans
Won a Grammy Award for best New Age album, Fresh Aire 7, 1992


Recordings and music of Mannheim Steamroller, 1978-1989.
Saving the Wildlife. 1986.
My Little Christmas Tree. 2001. (Includes Manheim Steamroller CD)
Christmas Extraordinaire.
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas: A Night Like No Other. 2003.

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