Vocalist best known as a member of the 70's rock band Three Dog Night. They had 21 top 40 hits including Joy to the World and Mama Told Me Not to Come.
He was born Emil Lewandowski and enlisted in the United States Air Force following his graduation from high school.
He was in a band called The Enemys, who were the house band for the Whisky a Go Go for a year.
His daughter Dawn Marie has worked as an animator for Disney.
He once recorded a demo under the name Redwood which was produced by legendary Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson.