Country singer who had three #1 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts including "Don't Go to Strangers."
He started out by performing in a duo called Dirk & Tony before pursuing his solo career.
He once worked as an advertising jingles writer for companies like McDonald's and Disneyland.
He and his wife Sheila had a son named Acme Geronimo Brown.
He sang a duet with Carol Channing in her 2012 song, "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree."