Prolific country songwriter for
He moved to Nashville to start writing songs in 1960 and right away scored a major hit with I Fall To Pieces, which
He had Billboard Country Top 40 hits with Sally Was a Good Old Girl and country staple A Little Bitty Tear as a solo performer.
He was married to
His song A Little Bitty Tear was covered by Burl Ives, who took it all the way up to #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 list.