This list was submitted by dannykel on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 5:06 PM PST for The 2018 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
He sang to over 220 million people over his lifetime, worked with Billy Graham for over 50 years, and recorded over 500 vocal solos on more than 70 albums. And yet - we had no idea who the fuck he was until we looked him up. Go figure.
(d) April 16th, 2013