Country music star whose #1 hits include "I Can Tell by the Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)" and "I'm Still Crazy."
He and his brother were in a gospel quartet called the Gosdin Brothers. He later moved to Chicago.
In California, he was part of the West Coast Country music movement, which eventually gave rise to country rock.
His family had their own radio program, The Gosdin Family Gospel Show, at a local Birmingham station.
His Billboard Top 10 hit "That Just About Does It" was covered by Willie Nelson.