Born on July 2, 1950, South side of Chicago.
U.S. Army, Served in Vietnam, 1968-1971.
Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol.
Expert M14 Rifle Combat.
Infantryman Badge, 1969 .
Purple Heart, 1969 .
Bronze Star, 1969.
Army Commendation Medal, 1969.
Air Medal, 1969.
Air Medal, 1970.
Art Students League of New York, 1979-1985. Private instruction: Jose De Creeft, 1982-1984, NYC.
Boo Hoo Band lead singer, 1976-1979.
C.B.G.B.s, Max’s Kansas City, Scene One, Copperfields, others.