1980s country star who released consecutive #1 albums: Wild-Eyed Dream, Loving Proof, and RVS III.
He started performing in local Virginia clubs before moving to Nashville in 1984.
He scored five consecutive #1 country singles between 1987 and 1989, including "Don't We All Have the Right."
He married Bettye Witt in 1986, retiring in 2006 to spend more time with his family.
He performed the duet "Rocking Years" with Dolly Parton in 1991.