Hard rock musician best known for contributing to the soundtracks to the films Top Gun and Footloose. Collaborated with Jim Messina of Buffalo Springfield as part of Loggins and Messina, with their biggest hit being Danny's Song. Performed with Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac. Co-wrote songs with Michael McDonald of The Doobie Brothers. Several of his albums have gone platinum, some gold. His two live albums went gold. Compilation Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow went platinum. Numerous hit singles throughout his career.