Just lip synching to my records.
In 1963, he signed a contract with Dot Records.
At the time, record producers were looking to the neighborhoods in search of teenage talents with good looks.
He was practicing at a stock car racetrack under the instruction of professional driver Bill Simpson when he rolled his car and suffered minor cuts and bruises.
This was not a big hit on release but has developed a cult following; described it as his favorite racing car movie.
He spent the next thirteen years concentrating on acting.