American R&B singer and record producer most widely known for his soul hits like “Duke Of Earl” and “Groovy Circumstance.” The “Duke of Earl” charted at #1 in both US and UK in 1962, He started performing in the first 1950s with groupings just like the Gaytones as well as the Dukays. He also offered in the U.S. Military between 1957 and 1960. He made a personality to accompany his strike melody “The Duke of Earl.” He used a cape, monocle, and best hat and transported a cane. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois, where he initial became mixed up in music picture. He collaborated with Curtis Mayfield on many recordings throughout his profession.