South African singer-songwriter most famous for hit singles like "He's Gonna Step On You Again" and "Tokoloshe Man." He has since made a name for himself in the world of commercial jingle and theme music composing.
He got his start in the music industry as the leader of the band Johnny and the G-Men in the 60's.
The Guinness Book of Records named his 1971 song "He's Gonna Step On You Again" the first song ever to use a sample.
His 1975 song "Ride the Lightning" was covered by singer Sylvie Vartan.