Guitarist and singer who released the country and pop crossover hit "Lookn' for Love," which ended up on multiple Billboard Top lists.
He served in the Navy aboard the guided missile cruiser the USS Chicago. When he returned, he started playing music in Texas nightclubs.
The movie Urban Cowboy was shot in the club where he played and the film featured several of his songs.
He had a daughter with his former wife
John Travolta dances to songs Lee wrote in the film Urban Cowboy.