Between 1958 and 1964, Wallace charted nine hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including the No. Wallace was born in Guilford, Missouri. From June 1957 through June 1958, Hollywood, Calif. Challenge Records, founded by Gene Autry, issued three discs with songs by Wallace. Half of the songs have been evaluated as being done in a style now known as rockabilly. 1970, his biggest selling single that was released in Japan only.