b 19 Oct 1950, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Elevated in Texas Town, Texas, Collins performed in local rings until an opportunity hearing by Dolly Parton when he was aged 15. With her encouragement, 2 yrs later, and today in Nashville, Tennessee, he started making information. Collins got some moderate achievement in the first 70s before he previously a minor strike with ‘Statue OF THE Fool’ and in addition marketed well with tracks such as for example ‘I Desire You’d Stayed’. He continuing to make information also to tour however the beckoning big-time continued to be elusively out of reach because the years rolled by.