Country singer whose Billboard Top Ten hits include "No Sleep Tonight," "Slow and Easy," and "Sweet Melinda."
His first country music album, Arrival, was released in 1977. Another album, Fall in Love with Me, followed in 1978.
Between 1977 and 1979, he recorded three albums on the Republic Records label.
He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.
He was born in the same year as fellow country singer Gene Watson.