|Birth Day||June 23, 1937|
|Birth Place||North Carolina|
|Age||83 YEARS OLD|
Pioneer of the rockabilly sound who was a member of the
He learned steel guitar at an early age, but was invited to play rhythm guitar for Gene Vincent's rockabilly band, coming off their summer hit "Be-Bop-A-Lula."
He was the Blue Caps guitarist on the albums Unchained Melody and Cat Man and wrote his own song, "Pink Thunderbird," for the band.
He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina.
He collaborated with Joe South on several tracks for the National Recording Corporation.