Born March 28, 1950.
Died June 5, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Played lead guitar for the Carpenters and co-wrote several of their most successful singles, notably "Yesterday Once More", "Top of the World", "Only Yesterday" and "Goodbye to Love". He co-produced dozens of records for artists such as Smokey Robinson, Temptations, the The Four Tops and Michael Jackson. During the '80s and '90s, he produced and or engineered albums for artists such as Kenny Loggins, Seals & Crofts, Apollonia, Animotion, Stephanie Mills, Fixx, Dave Koz and Boyz II Men with Selena.