Known for the music Lightnin’ Strikes, Rhapsody in the torrential rain, and Two Encounters Have I actually. He possessed a three-octave vocal range. He proved helpful as a program vocalist in NY after graduating from Moon Region SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Pittsburgh, Pa. He performed his early strike music on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand and was significantly respected by John Lennon. He wedded wife Francesca Winfield. His melody She Available Me Magic was included in Elton John.