After he graduated high school, a young man by the name of Harold Jenkins was drafted to serve his country in the United States Army. That young man would one day become a major country music star with a much different name...Conway Twitty.
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Twitty was stationed in the Far East during his military service, but he never forgot about his childhood passion for music. While stationed overseas, Twitty performed in a music group to entertain his fellow soldiers.
Once Twitty returned to the States, he adopted his stage name and took off in pursuit of a career in country music. As you know, that pursuit was a major success.