His first car was a 1963 Pontiac Star Chief.
His favorite song he has written is Is It Cold In Here?
One of his nicknames is JD.
The first song he recorded was Home.
If Joe could have dinner with anyone it would be Jesus Christ, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, and Hank Williams, Sr.
Some of Joe's favorite passtimes include golf, reading, crossword puzzles, watching television, making wine/beer, working on pro-tools recording equipment, cooking and playing with Kylie.
Joe has two sisters, Meg and Monica.
Joe has blond hair, blue eyes and is 5'11".
He is married and has four kids, Parker, Kara, Tyler, and Drew.
Some of his previous jobs include Oilfield related & foundry, Gibson Guitars
His favorite vacation spots are Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Tampa, Florida.
His favorite recorded song is Ships That Don't Come In.
His non-musical influences are his parents.
Some of his musical influences are Tom T. Hall, George Jones, and Merle Haggard.
His hobbies include golf, yard work, and reading.
He won the 1997 Humanitarian award.
In 1993 he won the CMA Vocal Collaboration Award with George Jones for I don't need your rockin' chair.
He has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1993.