Late 1960s pop rock sensation with Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, the group who released hits like "Young Girl" and "Lady Willpower." He also pursued a solo career.
He dropped out of college to play with his first rock band, the Outcasts.
He released five top ten singles with his band from 1967 to 1969, including "Woman, Woman."
He married Shirley Puckett in 1979.
His song "Young Girl" was covered by Frida Lyngstad in 1975.