Canadian songwriter and singer whose popular songs include "Give a Little Love," "Fly Me High," and "Stay Awhile."
At the start of his musical career, he played guitar for a folk band called the Ramblers. He later wrote songs for The Bells, a Montreal-based rock band.
During the early 1970s, his song "Stay Awhile" reached number seven on American music charts and number one on Canadian charts.
He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, and he later lived in Los Angeles, California and Toronto, Ontario.
He and Anne Murray frequently sang duets on a 1960s music program called Canadian Jubilee.