Righteous Brothers tenor who sang "Unchained Melody" and "(You're My) Soul and Inspiration."
He had a promising baseball career, even coming close to signing professionally, but chose his passion for music instead.
He met his lifelong singing partner, Bill Medley, at California State University at Long Beach.
He married his first wife, Joy; after their divorce, he married Linda Hatfield.
Phil Spector produced his #1 one single, "You've Lost That Loving Feeling."