Former railroad employee who considered music producing beneath the Starday label, introducing a few of country’s biggest serves. He proved helpful for 14 years being a clerk in the Southern Pacific Railroad’s taxes department, but using the onset of the fantastic Depression changed occupations to market coin-operated jukeboxes in Houston. He transferred from offering jukeboxes to offering recordings. He co-founded his well-known record label, which at onetime boasted superstars like Jimmie Dean, George Jones, and Roger Miller. He was created in Yoakum, Tx, his dad dying immediately after his delivery and his mom remarrying and shifting the family members to Houston. His record label’s biggest superstars included the musician Big Bopper whose strike Chantilly Ribbons was a high seller for many years.