Rhythm and Blues Singer. Born in Galveston, Texas, and he recorded his first album at the age of 16. He is best known for his soulful, smooth, mellow singing voice, which he used to sing love songs from the 1970s up through the 2000s. White had 106 gold albums, 41 platinum singles, 20 gold platinum singles, and ten platinum singles, which sold over 100 million. he recorded with the labels, 20th Century, A&M, Priority, Casablanca, Private Music, Mercury, and Alex. Among his many songs of romance and love are, "You're The First, The Last, My Everything," "It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me," "Your Sweetness Is My Weakness," "Sha La La Means I Love You," "September When We Met," "I Belong To You," "Standing In The Shadows Of Love," "I've Found Someone," "Love Serenade," and "Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe."