Canadian-American nation singer and songwriter who was simply an associate of Sons from the Pioneers. He made up a whole lot of nation and western requirements. He became a U.S. Military officer before shifting to LA and working like a lifeguard in 1929. He clarified an advertisement buying yodeler in 1931. He received two 2005 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Popularity honours for his tunes “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” and “COLD WATER.” He wedded Tennie Pearl Areas in 1928 and collectively that they had a child called Roberta Irene. He is at Sons from the Pioneers with Roy Rogers.