- born Harold Lloyd Jenkins on September 1, 1933 in Friars Point, Mississippi
- had an incredible career in rock and roll and country music
- had 55 number one records
- "It's Only Make Believe" was his first #1 hit in 1958
- he recorded several hit country duet songs with Loretta Lynn
- he is in the Country Music Hall of Fame
- he was in 3 movies from 1960, "College Confidential", "Sex Kittens Go to College" and "Platinum High School"