He had several singles out in the US, including the 1978 version of "Runaround Sue", originally a hit by Dion in 1961, and "The Wanderer"another Dion hit.
His biggest hit came in 1979 with the great "I Was Made For Dancing".THE MUSIC OF THE 70S gave him that big hit, and after that his singles were very small hits including "Feel The Need".
Here is a 1979 Australian TV interview with Leif.
Former teen heartthrob Leif Garrett pleaded no contest Friday to heroin possession in Los Angeles and will enter a drug rehab program.
Garrett, 48, was arrested in February after authorities found him carrying heroin in a Los Angeles subway station.