Jerry Haymes, born August 30, 1940 in Vernon, Texas, raised in Clovis, New Mexico, has contributed to the body of rock 'n roll for over 50 years. Even before graduating from Clovis High, Jerry was recording at the famed Norman Petty Studios, a foreshadow of his career to come. Graduation from Clovis High School led Jerry to attended Abilene Christian University, Southern Methodist University, Midwest University and Kilgore College. He also spent time studying at the London Conservatory of Music. He was boyhood friends with Roy Orbison, who he worked with on a professional level. This led Haymes to Sun Records where he was an original Sun Legends Musician and Singer. Over the years he has performed on many chart hits, and although some of his own records charted, the top spot eluded him. Haymes is also a member of the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame and Texas Music Hall of Fame.
- Born: August 30, 1940 (age 79), Vernon
- Genre: Country