Much-covered musician whose singles included Blue Wing, The Heart of an operating Man, Dark Pearl, and many more. He graduated having a Master’s level in Sociology of Legislation from the University or college of California, Santa Barbara. His tunes were included in many performers including Johnny Money, Iris DeMent, Jason Boland, Dave Alvin, and k.d. lang. He was raised in LA with a sibling. He co-wrote his 1988 track Outbound Aircraft with Nanci Griffith with which Suzy Bogguss would rating a high 10 country strike.