American country singer who was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He released the #1 hit "Candy Kisses" in 1949.
He was born to Zachariah "Zach" Morgan and Ethel Turner in Waverly, Tennessee, but grew up in Ohio, where he started singing at an early age.
He was the last person to sing at the Ryman Auditorium before the Grand Ole Opry was moved to the Grand Ole Opry House in 1974.
He grew up in Barberton, Ohio.
He is the father of country singer Lorrie Morgan.