Early Career: Toured as guitarist with Solomon Burke, Otis Redding, Eddie Floyd, Stevie Wonder. My country career began in the early eighties as I was a band leader for Country As Country Soulman O. B. McClinton after his passing then a solo act. I was known as "The Chocolate Cowboy" Recorded my first country album 1980 @ Arthur Smith's studio in Charlotte, NC. Country Star" Have always been drawn to country music the stories, the sincerity. I have recorded an performed R&B, Soul, Blues & Country. Rock House Records in Greensboro, NC .