Singer, songwriter, and guitarist who had hits in the 1960s like "Catch the Wind" and "Sunshine Superman." He was a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee in 2012.
He had polio as a kid, which is the cause of his limp.
He was the first person signed by Clive Davis after he became vice president of Epic Records.
He married Linda Lawrence on October 2, 1970 and raised two children with her.
He was instrumental in teaching John Lennon his finger-picking style of guitar playing.