His first musical experiences started in the early 70s into the Osteria delle Dame of Bologna. Francesco Guccini introduced him into the music company EMI Italiana, who edited his first four LP from 1972 to 1976. The themes of his albums are incentered into political issues, as for example the album Un uomo in crisi he follows the events of [[Antonio Gramsci]'s life, but also in personal event of life, as the song "quando la morte avrà" (when the death will have). His main success are the songs "zingari felici", "aspettando Godot", "Michel", "quando la morte avrà", "quanto amore", "Borghesia", classical song of the Italian history of music of '70s.
He started his career as a writer editing in the early 1980s and in 20 years he has written five novels. Antipatici antipodi, his first work started in 1972, was published in 1997.