Lyricist known for Fever, Great Balls of Open fire, YOU SHOULDN’T BE Cruel, and everything Shook Up. He affected stone. He learned how exactly to perform the piano when he was a kid. He was inducted in to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Popularity in 1986 as well as the Songwriters Hall of Popularity in 1991. He wedded Mamie Wiggins. He published tunes for Elvis Presley.