Country music artist who embraced a honky tonk style of playing during the outlaw country fad in the late 1970s. His song "A Stranger Was Here" charted at #17.
He worked as a disc jockey for a radio station when he was fifteen years old and, after graduating high school, he joined the military.
He starred in various films, including Nashville Rebel and What Am I Bid.
His wife's name is Mona.
He was good friends with Johnny Paycheck as a child and moved to Nashville with him to pursue music.