Summary: charismatic lead singer of the 1970's short-lived house rock band Fantasy whose top 10 hits Spill the Wine and Why Can't We Be Friends? had been nominated to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, who was also credited with opening for super-acts like the Grateful Dead, The Doors, Steppenwolf, Cream, Frank Zappa, Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, and Janis Joplin during the infamous South Florida's hard rock scene in the late 1960's and early 1970's, but who had retired from stardom and battled drug addiction later in life.
Cause of Death: Complications from alcoholism
Born: April 15, 1953
Died: September 27, 2008
Location: Miramar, Florida