British pop vocalist and songwriter who played jazz funk guitar. He has written songs for artists like Chesney Hawkes, including "The One and Only."
He worked at the Department of Employment for years. His last band before achieving mainstream success was Fusion, which dissolved in 1982.
He was a teen idol in the 1980s.
He married Sheri Kershaw in June 1983 and had three children together.
He has collaborated on albums with artist and friend, Elton John, including playing guitar on the song "Nikita."