|Birth Day||July 1, 1942|
|Birth Place||San Francisco, CA|
|Age||78 YEARS OLD|
Gospel singer who wrote the song "Maybe God's Trying to Tell You Something" for the film The Color Purple.
He had a stuttering problem when he was growing up, which singing helped alleviate.
He won seven Grammy Awards and was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004.
He had a twin sister named Sandra.
He worked with Stevie Wonder.