When Faron turned 20, he was accepted as a regular cast member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Faron's first record contract was with Capitol Records.
Faron taught himself how to play the guitar by experimenting with chords and melodies.
Faron was known for his strong, virile singing voice.
In 1957, Faron wrote the song "Is It So Strange", it was recorded by Elvis Presley.
Faron was often called by his nickname The Singing Sheriff.
In 2000, Faron was elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame.