Lead vocalist of the 1970s rock band, Three Dog Night, the group that released the #1 hits "Joy to the World" and "Black & White."
He played college basketball for California State University, Los Angeles.
He was once featured on the A&E show Intervention with his son, a drug addict.
In addition to his son, he had three children with wife Kate Vernon.
Like musician Nick Perri, he once struggled with drug addiction.