Record producer, actor, songwriter, and soul singer who released "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine." He won the Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Grammy Award three times.
Frank Sinatra lauded his singing voice.
He married Lana Jean Taylor in 1963, then to Ceci in 1989, and then to Nina Malek Inman in 2004.
He performed at Ronald Reagan's presidential inauguration in 1985.