1960s country star who released the #1 single "Girl on the Billboard" and who was also known for the hit "The Belles of Southern Bell."
He signed his first recording contract with Capitol Records in 1954. His contract with United Artists Records, however, is what helped him establish himself in the industry.
He had his greatest commercial success with the top-ten albums Girl on the Billboard in 1965 and Doodle-Oo-Doo-Doo in 1965.
He married Ellen Reeves.
He performed the single "I Just Wasted the Rest" with Bobby Goldsboro.