He was also a great singer. I had his debut CD “See the Light,” which I thought was kind of a trite name for an album by a blind artist. But it was solid and I really liked the track “Angel Eyes,” which was also the big hit on the release.
I had no idea that it was cancer that took his eyes. And I was surprised and saddened by today’s news of his passing. The full story is here and the below video showcases that killer style he had: