Most widely known for composing the tune Mr. Bojangles. He was an icon of Tx nation music. He co-founded a music group known as Circus Maximus in the past due 1960s. His tune Mr. Bojangles was documented by many performers, including Garth Brooks, Frank Sinatra, Neil Gemstone, Billy Joel, Robbie Williams, and Bob Dylan. He wedded Susan Streit in 1974. That they had two children jointly. He was referenced in Toby Keith’s tune Beers Ago from 2012.