Wrote Let me Teach the Globe to Sing, I’ve Got You On My Brain, I Just Wish to Dance With You, and numerous various other strikes. He sang within a cathedral choir when he was 11 years of age. He became the initial British songwriter to become inducted in to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Popularity in 1997. He fathered a little girl called Katie. He supplied support vocals on Elton John’s first recordings.