English singer and actor best known for hit songs like Is This the Way to Amarillo.
He first cracked the U.K. charts in 1971 with the song Las Vegas.
His 2002 song Is This the Way to Amarillo became the U.K.'s longest-running chart-topping song in seven years.
He married a woman named Sue.
He was the vocalist on the song Walk Like a Panther, written by Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker.