He was born in Sherwood, Nottingham,
England and is a
guitarist and singer-songwriter.
His mother died when he was 10 and three years later his father and
step-mother moved to Melbourne, Australia,
but the night before they went he ran away and they had to leave him to
live with his uncle. As a
teenager he was heavily influenced by The Beatles and joined a local rock
band as the drummer. He then
joined his family in Melbourne
and worked in a factory and played in coffee houses at night. He met Russell Hitchcock in May 1975
when they appeared together in the Australian production of Jesus Christ Superstar and in April
1976 they formed Air Supply. He
has written the majority of the songs for Air Supply. He has produced a rock opera called Sherwood. He has also written the film score
for the 1983 movie Now and Forever
and appeared as the character Jon Loch in the film Believe in 2005.
He currently lives in Utah.
Air Supply Recordings
All Out of Love (Graham Russell, Clive
Old Habits Die Hard (Criston Barker, David