Little David Wilkins (born May 18, 1945) is an American country music singer and pianist. Between 1969 and 1977, he recorded for MCA Records and released his greatest number of chart hits.
Wilkins worked at a nightclub in Parsons in the 1960s and made his debut as the writer of Brenda Lee's 1966 single "Coming on Strong". Other artists who recorded his songs include Charley Pride, Billy "Crash" Craddock, Jack Greene, Leroy Van Dyke, Stonewall Jackson, Sonny James, Barbara Mandrell, and Percy Sledge.
He was also the inspiration behind Elvis Presley's 1975 single "T-R-O-U-B-L-E".
One of Wilkins' songs, "Georgia Keeps Pulling on My Ring", was later covered by Conway Twitty.
Wilkins is currently signed to Jimmy Adams Management, and has a new CD out called Father Down the Road.
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