American nation music artist and actor who released the hit “We IMAGINED A Hill-Billy Heaven” in 1955. He performed Southern gospel using the Vaughans as well as the V.O. Stamps quartets when he was sixteen, before shifting to Chicago along with his sibling. He was a founder from the Academy of Nation Music. He was wedded and experienced a son called Ed and child called Donna. He was explained by Roy Rogers because the greatest cowboy singer ever.