Grammy Award-nominated country singer who released the songs "Holding Her" and "Loving You." He recorded a total of 10 studio albums.
He served in the U.S. Army after his father lost his job. He began pursuing a music career in Nashville when he returned.
He was signed to Warner Brothers Music in 1979.
He grew up in Dayton, Ohio one of 7 siblings.
He co-wrote the song "All Over Me" for Blake Shelton.