Formed Bloodstream, Sweat & Tears in 1967, which he still left before it became well-known. He is at a band known as The Royal Teenagers when he was an adolescent. He composed This BAND, that was a smash strike for Gary Lewis as well as the Playboys. His family members elevated him in Hollis Hillsides, Queens, NY. He backed folk vocalist Bob Dylan when Dylan went electric powered to great controversy. He was highlighted in the documentary No Path House: Bob Dylan, that was directed by Martin Scorsese.