Roy was involved in a car accident in 1965 that left him with broken ribs, collarbone, and pelvis.
Roy once ran for governor of Tennessee as a Republican.
Roy's first record contract was with American Record Company.
Roy's first music group was named the "Tennessee Crackerjacks."
Roy once had a chance to play baseball for the New York Yankees.
He was famous for his Yo-Yo tricks.
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 1541 Vine Street.
Roy was the first living member of the country music hall of fame.