Freddy was born and raised in the small town of Howe,Texas. He took an early interest in gospel and country music. In his senior year in high school he began performing and by the time he was a freshman in college he began to open shows at local events for such legends as
Floyd Tillman and Al Dexter. For the next two years,Freddy opened for most of the major acts that were booked to appear at the Big "D" Jamboree in Dallas such as George Jones, Lefty Frizzell, Rose Maddox, Porter Wagoner, Bill Anderson, and other successful stars of country music.
With a teaching degree in hand, Freddy began to teach and later became a Director of Special Education for the public schools in Grayson County, Texas. During this time, Freddy was still never far away from entertaining. He performed at local events either as a solo artist or as a band member.
Children grown and ready for a change, Freddy made his way to Nashville, He appeared several times at Fan Fair to sign autographs for his latest project, recorded and just networked with other entertainers. He has been priviledged to sing at the Nashville Palace where Randy Travis began his career and also at the legendary Tootsie's on Broadway as well as The Stage and The Bluegrass Inn. Recently, he even appeared on the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree. He is currently working full time in the music business writing songs, booking artists, opening shows for some well known artists and providing recording sessions for other artists who have a dream similar to his own.
SPECIAL RECOGNITION: In March of 2001, Freddy was awarded the "Male Vocalist Of The Year" as well as "Male Entertainer Of The Year" in traditional country music by the
North America Country Music Association International. He has had two songs in the Top 10 on the Independent Labels charts.
STARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC, VOL. 1
Kid Kody Records with Bill Anderson, Charlie Louvin, Ernie Ashworth, Justin Tubb, Ray Pillow
STARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC, VOL. 11
Kid Kody Records with Charlie Walker, Charlie Louvin, Ernie Ashworth, Justin Tubb
DON'T CALL ME FROM A HONKY TONK
Kid Kody Records - A 12 song CD of traditional country music
THE LAST SONG
21 song CD on the Ernest Tubb Record Shop label (8 songs of which Freddy wrote or co-wrote)
WHAT SOME OF FREDDY'S FANS HAVE TO SAY...
"Traditional country music is still alive in this CD" Carol Lee Cooper - Grand Ole Opry
"Freddy's love for country music really shines through with his vocals and I enjoyed singing with him on "You TooK Her Off My Hands"
Bobby G. Rice - songwriter and singer of 1973 song "You Lay So Easy On My Mind"
1. Another Bridge to Burn
2. Will There Be a Walmart in Heaven
3. It's Not Over
4. I Needed You
5. A Way to Survive
6. After the Flowers Fade
7. Wait Just a Minute
9. Love Letters in the Sand
10. Memories of the Season
11. I Don't Believe I'll Fall in Love Today
12. Leaving Slow
13. Undo the Right
14. Reflection of My Love
15. Take Me As I Am
16. Brights Lights and Country Music
17. You Took Her Off My Hands
18. Walk Out Backwards
19. Being An American
20. Don't Call Me From a Honky Tonk
21. The Last Song