Country Musician, Producer. He began his career in 1949, as a steel guitar player at the Grand Ole Opry and worked as a staff musician for 13 years. On the road and in the studio, he performed with such artists as Patsy Cline, Jeanne Pruitt, Jimmy Dickens, Del Reeves, The Everly Brothers and rocker J.J. Cale. As vice president of MCA Records, he produced hits for Del Reeves, Marty Robbins, Bill Monroe and was credited as one of the musicians who helped develop the famed "Nashville Sound." He is a recipient of the Country Music Association Producer of the Year Award and was inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame in 2003.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith