Guitarist for the British punk rhythm and blues rock band, Dr. Feelgood.
After high school, he spent time in India before coming back home and starting with a punk rock band.
The BBC noted that pub rockers like Dr. Feelgood influenced a whole generation of British punks.
He married his high school sweetheart, Irene Knight, and they had one child.
He had a silent part in the HBO hit series Game of Thrones with Peter Dinklage.