b. Howard Hausey, 1939, Minden, Louisiana, USA, d. 1994. Hausey started his career like a football player until damage forced him to improve path. As Howard Crockett he published ‘Honky Tonk Guy’, ‘Ole Slew-Foot’ and ‘Whispering Pines’ for Johnny Horton. Crockett documented for several little US country brands with music artists that included Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer as well as the Jordanaires. Horton experienced taken the very best tunes, but Crockett do have some recognition with ‘If You Allow Me’. In 1973 he nearly reached the united states country Best 50 with ‘Last Will And Testament (OF THE Drinking Guy)’, and left the business enterprise. Dwight Yoakam experienced success using a revival of ‘Honky Tonk Guy’, but Crockett didn’t go back to songwriting until his kid wrote ‘Daddy, MAKE YOUR Electric guitar Down. He also composed a tribute to his dying wife, ‘Forever AS WELL AS A Day’.