Born on 10.08.1940, in Cleveland, Ohio. U.S.
Relocated in Los Angeles, at an early age.
His first charting song is The Mauds's "Soul Drippin'" from 1968.
His songs have been recorded by a wide variety of artists like Tom Jones, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, Kenny Rogers, Engelbert Humperdinck, Frankie Laine, Sammy Davis Jr., Standells, Papa John Creach, Wolfman Jack, Righteous Brothers, Rufus, Chi-Lites, Ringo Starr.