Canadian pop, jazz, funk, soul, and soft-rock singer and songwriter. His hit singles include "I Just Wanna Stop," "Living Inside Myself," and "Hurts to Be in Love."
He took music classes at McGill University and, in 1974, released his first Billboard Top 100 hit, "People Gotta Move."
He won several Canadian music Juno Awards.
He and his wife Patricia married in the 1980s and later became parents to a son named Anton.
He was signed by music producer Herb Alpert to the A&M Records label. His first album on the label, Crazy Life, was released in 1973.