"When you are the youngest of 11 children raised by a single mom, there are not a lot of extras left over", reflects Floyd Miles. Floyd was that youngest of nine brothers and one sister born in the spring of 1943 on April 13 th to Pearl Miles.
Early challenges taught him not to be shy about the God-given talents he had likely inherited from James "Show boy" Fields, the father he grew up knowing as a family friend. James did the buck dance, played guitar, broke many a bull and did a few cowboy tricks to earn a dollar.
Before leaving home...