Texas singer-songwriter best known for his smash hit 1962 single "Hey! Baby." He is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
He got his start as a performer on the radio show "Louisiana Hayride."
His harmonica playing on "Hey! Baby" inspired John Lennon's harmonica part on "Love Me Do," the first Beatles single.
He married a woman named Christine, whom he met in England.
He is also a successful songwriter who has written successful singles like John Conlee's "As Long As I'm Rockin' With You."