Renowned being a songwriter and guitarist for spirit singer Al Green, he co-wrote Green’s hits “Right here I Am (Arrive and Take Me),” “Love and Happiness,” and “Take Me towards the River.” He’s also appreciated as the guitarist for the spirit group Hi Tempo Section. When he was simply twelve years of age, he started playing electric guitar in his family’s Germantown Blue Dots music group. Early in his profession, he was also an associate of another of his family’s rings, the Impalas. In 2013, a documentary film predicated on his lifestyle gained an Indie Memphis Film Celebration audience award. Blessed Mabon Lewis Hodges, he was raised in Germantown, Tennessee, with musician brothers called Charles and Leroy Hodges. During the period of his three relationships, he fathered kids called Mabon, Inga, Shonte, Tabitha, Sheila, Cherie, Reginald, and Valencia. His nephew Drake effectively pursued a profession being a rapper. Another nephew, Anthony Lofton, became a jazz musician.