|Birth Day||April 21, 1946|
|Birth Place||New York|
|Age||74 YEARS OLD|
Blues Music Award-nominated story-telling bluesman who has penned more than three hundred guitar compositions.
He served in the United States Navy.
He had a severe stuttering problem and found singing to be therapeutic.
His family moved to St. Louis when he was a teenager and he subsequently discovered blues music.
His songs have been covered by many artists, including Eva Cassidy.