Soul singer whose self-released works achieved popularity long after the peak of his career.
He spent much of the 1960s and 1970s in obscurity, recording covers of other artists.
In 2011, due to a renewed interest in his works, his album Telling the Truth was re-released.
He grew up in Bayland, Mississippi.
Among his best-known covers was one of Curtis Mayfield's "Right on for the Darkness."