Born: Jun 09, 1929 AD
Died: 1954 AD, at 25 years of age.
1929 - Born on the 9th of June in Memphis, Tennessee.
1952 - He signed to Duke Records.
1954 - He was named the "Most Programmed Artist" in December.
- He had been performing at the City Auditorium in Houston, Texas on Christmas.
- He died on the 25th of December.
1955 - His recordings sold very well for those times.
- His biggest song, the haunting Pledging My Love, became a hit posthumously.
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