Country and pop singer-songwriter who released songs like "I Love a Rainy Night" and "Suspicions." He has also had roles in soap operas.
He learned guitar from his scoutmaster. He dropped out of school when he was sixteen years old.
He was on the shows Days of Our Lives and All My Children.
He married Janine Girardi in 1976 and they had three children together named Demelza, Timmy, and Tommy.
His career took off after he composed hits like "Kentucky Rain," which he wrote for Elvis Presley.