Vocalist and songwriter whose tracks were performed and recorded by performers such as for example Donna Summertime and Aretha Franklin. He sang with Brooklyn Dreams, which collaborated with Donna Summertime in the strike song Heaven Has learned. He was nominated to get a Grammy Prize for Greatest Pop Performance with a Duo or Group. He previously a son called Mike Esposito who, in 2005, pitched for the Colorado Rockies. His tune You’re the very best was featured in the soundtrack from the 1984 film The Karate Child, which starred Ralph Macchio.