Country singer who released his debut album, Borrowed Angel, in 1972 and went on to release many more throughout the 1970s. His song "Lovin' On Back Streets" peaked at #5 on the US Country chart.
He started performing on radio stations when he was sixteen years old and also worked as a radio tower electrician in Ohio.
He hosted his own show from 1968 to 1972 that aired on a West Virginia television station.
He grew up in a coal mining family.
Gurney Norman is another famous Virginian native.