Remembering Johnnie James Wilder, Jr. (July 3, 1949 – May 17, 2006)...co-founder and lead vocalist of the international R&B/funk group Heatwave. Heatwave was a popular group during the late 1970s, with hits such as "Boogie Nights", "Mind Blowing Decisions", "Always and Forever" and "The Groove Line", on which Wilder sang co-lead vocals.