Singer. Born Delectus Clark in Blytheville, Arkansas, he began his career singing in the Kool Gents, a Chicago-based R&B group. In 1957, he met guitarist Phil Upchurch and together they wrote the hit song "Nobody But You" (1959). Going on as a solo artist, his other songs included "Hambone", "Just Keep It Up", "Hey Little Girl", "How About That" and "Raindrops", his biggest hit in 1961. As the Sixties wound down he toured and also recorded a few gospel albums. Until his death from a heart attack in in Smyrna, Georgia, he stayed active in music.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith