Country singer who provided vocals on the #1 1990 cover song 'Down the Road' by
He sang and played piano in his local church as a child and wrote his first song when he was fifteen before becoming a session musician in Alabama.
He has won numerous awards and was inducted in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007.
He has three daughters from a previous marriage.
He was a songwriter for Jimmy Buffett and co-wrote his #1 hit song, "Old Flame."