Rev. F. W. McGee (Ford Washington McGee, Winchester, Tennessee, October 5, 1890 - April 8, 1971) was an American gospel singer. He recorded "Fifty Miles of Elbow Room" which appears on The Anthology Of American Folk Music. McGee was born in Winchester, Tennessee on October 5, 1890 and was raised in Hillsboro, Texas. Married at 20, he embarked on a teaching career in Oklahoma. In 1918, he joined Rev. Charles H.