English musician remembered for being the lead singer and keyboardist for the popular 60's act The Dave Clark Five. He and the band were considered the biggest rivals to The Beatles in their home country at the time.
He began taking classical piano lessons at age thirteen and attended London's Trinity Music College.
He was left permanently paralyzed from the waist down as a result of a fall sustained while trying to climb a gate outside his home in September 2003.
He was married to Jane Geerts from 1980 to 1998 before getting re-married to Arlene Gorek in 2001. His son, James, died in a diving accident in June 2003.
He recorded hits like "Glad All Over" with drummer Dave Clark in The Dave Clark Five.