Born near Clarksdale,Mississipi,his first band formed at Mississippi State University in 1954 & was called The Rolling Stones members included Joe Tubb,Cuz Covington,Bobby Lyon,James Aldridge & Roy Estes.Local fame made them go to The Sun recording studios & pay for a recording session which included JOHNNY VALENTINE & TOUGH,TOUGH,TOUGH.Sam Phillips turned them down. However London Records did sign them approx 1957. After service in the Army the band continued until 1959 when they split. A new band called THE DAWN BREAKERS was formed which had a minor hit with Gimmie A LOCK OF YOUR HAIR a song about Elvis losing his hair when he did his US Army Basic Training. In 1965 after experimenting with ballards & other music styles Andy moved into films & tv. He still continued to record occassionaly. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
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