Lead singer of the 1960s group The Foundations who was called The Godfather of English Soul.
He performed with The Ramong Sound and Arthur Brown before joining The Foundations.
He made brief appearances on stage and television after becoming less active in music.
He was influenced by his mother growing up; she was a famous singer in Trinidad.
He was the lead singer for the single "Baby Now That I've Found You," which would later be covered by Alison Krauss.