Pop music singer-songwriter best known for the song Romeo's Tune, a 1980 Billboard Hot 100 chart hit.
He performed in numerous local bands around his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi. He signed a recording contract with Nemperor in 1978.
His tribute album to Jimmie Rodgers was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2004.
He married wife Jill. His song Romeo's Tune was written about a girl he knew in Meridian.
He appeared in Cyndi Lauper's music video for Girls Just Wanna Have Fun as Lauper's boyfriend.