He played the trombone as a member of the Edison Jr. In high school he was branded as "SNAKE", and he formed his first band in 1960, "Little Alvin & The Regents" as the rhythm guitar player.
In 1961 they changed their name to "The Fabulous Cyclones".
But her rep denied talk of a breakup, and Romo escorted Simpson to her sister Ashlee’s wedding that same month.
The summer seemed blissful for the couple: Simpson went home with her man to Wisconsin where they had dinner with his parents.
Ronnie Hawkins headed out from Northwest Arkansas as one of the pioneers of "white" Rock n' Roll in the mid 1950's, and with many great hits such as "Forty Days", he soon became a teenage idol. On one trip back home, he met up with a youngster from the Mississippi Delta (close to Memphis, Tenn) - Levon Helm.
With Levon on drums, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson were added from Canada, creating one of the greatest bands of any era---Ronnie Hawkins and The Hawks.
Any of her releases are well worth it, and her live preformances are like few to be seen.
A source tells PEOPLE: “They’ve been having a lot of problems lately in general.” Their last public appearance together was July 1 when she sang the National Anthem at the National Golf Tournament in Bethesda, Md., and Romo played a practice round with Tiger Woods. Please lord give all of my beautiful fans, friends, enemies, and family rest.