Country Music Award winner who became an in-demand session musician for much of his career and had thirteen singles enter the Billboard country charts.
He began playing the harmonica when he was eight years old and later attended the University of Miami.
He played harmonica on Roy Orbison's legendary song "Candy Man."
He had two children with his wife.
He played guitar on tracks from some of Bob Dylan's most iconic albums, including Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde on Blonde.