Born on 25.07.1937 in Mansfield, Ohio
Died on 24.02.1970 in Detroit, Michigan.
In 1966, he released two singles at Revilot Records.
Then he was signed at Atlantic where he released three more singles and a full album, before he was signed at Stax releasing two more singles and a full album.
He was shot and killed by policeman Aaron Bullock in Detroit, Michigan after Banks intervened in his affair with Banks's girlfriend, Marjorie Bozeman.