Christian music pioneer who released the single "Eve of Destruction."
He was discharged from the U.S. Navy for being underaged and later became a professional fisherman.
After leaving the music business in the 1980s, he co-wrote a novel in 1990 called In the Midst of Wolves.
He married his wife Mari in New Zealand.
He appeared with James Coburn in the 1967 movie The President's Analyst.