American singer-songwriter who became one of the premiere names in children's entertainment with albums like 1984's Late Last Night and 1988's Even Trolls Have Moms. He gained a national audience after appearing on shows like The David Letterman Show and Barney.
He grew up singing in the Methodist Church and graduated from Texas Tech University.
His children's video Joe's First Video won the National Parenting Publication Award and was awarded the first place prize at the U.S.A. Film Festival.
He has two children with his wife, who was a kindergarten teacher.
He and Peter Combe are two of America's best-known children's musicians.