There are three artists with this name
1. A rockabilly singer
2. A popular R&B singer
3. A psychedelic folk musician
4. A jazz alto saxophonist 1. Born in Olyphant, Arkansas, a small country village 10 miles from Newport. Started playing guitar then after hearing Elvis, Carl, Bill Haley and the others. After high school he went to St Louis, Missouri and formed a band working in the night clubs. Then they moved to Jonesboro, Arkansas and worked in the clubs there and trying to get a record deal in Memphis, Tennessee. He had several singles and EPs in the early 60's.