|Birth Day||November 18, 1927|
|Age||93 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Mar 2, 2003 (age 75)|
R&B singer and Songwriter who released provocative songs like "Work with Me, Annie" and "Annie’s Aunt Fannie."
He spent time working on a Ford assembly line and, at sixteen, he joined The Royals, a local group. His vision took the band from blues to rock 'n' roll.
He released the #7 hit "Finger Poppin' Time" and #6 hit "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go."
Under the guidance of James Brown, he released two Billboard-charted hits, the 1968 hit "How You Gonna Get Respect" and the 1972 song "From the Love Side."