b. 21 November 1942, Brooklyn, NEW YORK, NY, USA. An all-round entertainer, Matthews started singing in NY street organizations before progressing towards the folk picture. He was an associate of rings who supported performers including Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton and Peter, Paul And Mary, before shifting to France while a leading person in Petit Conservatoire de Chanson, he became a familiar tone of voice on radio and tv. Between 1965 and 1971, he offered in Vietnam getting the first dark marine to become advertised to sergeant while still in the field. He came back to European countries and became effective on the British folk picture, and was later on authorized by CBS Information. A UK Best 20 hit adopted with ‘Fool’. In addition, it reached the very best 10 in 15 Europe. Although he continuing to record, Matthews under no circumstances matched his preliminary chart admittance. In 1979, he became the 1st black disk jockey on BBC Radio 1. Through the entire 80s and 90s he flipped his career completely towards performing, starring in films including Yanks, Superman III, Aliens, and Tomorrow Under no circumstances Dies.