Musician for the influential spirit band The Wonders. He was a multiple-time BMI Prize champion for songwriting. He initial fulfilled Smokey Robinson at a music event placed on with the Detroit Open public School Program, which eventually resulted in the forming of The Wonders. He as well as the Wonders, apart from Smokey Robinson, weren’t inducted in to the Stone Hall of Popularity in 1987, but had been retroactively added in 2012. He fathered daughters Monette and Monique. He had written the hit tune Ain’t That Peculiar, that was sung by the fantastic Marvin Gaye.