Had part of his song "Hello, I'm Back Again" sampled by the band Oasis for their album "What's the Story, Morning Glory?"
Released the landmark single "Rock and Roll, Parts One and Two."
Was raised by his mother and maternal grandmother until he was taken into the care of the state at the age of 10.
Worked with renowned producer George Martin before his involvement with the Beatles.
Briefly owned a restaurant in London called "Glitter's Snack Bar."