Greg Kihn Band
Greg Kihn Bandis an American band which was formed by Greg Kihn ( born on July 10, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland), and Steve Wright (bass guitar player). Greg Kihn was a U. S. Pop musician and also a radio personality. Some of the bands hits included, The Break Up Song and Jeopardy. The original members of the band in the 1970's were. Greg Kihn, Steve Wright, Robbie Dunbar (lead guitar player), and Larry Lynch (drum player). Greg and Steve were the only two steady members of the band. The others have come and gone and been replaced. The band still performs about 2 times a year at the Kihnís Kihncerts & also at the Free Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Concert Stage. The bandís most recent performance was the Hit Me Baby One More Time competition. The band did not win but they did raise a lot of money and awareness for Operation Care and Comfort.
Gregís son, Ry Kihn, joined the group in 2005 and plays with the band sometimes but he also has a band of his own called, Big Fun USA. Gregís daughter has also sang Christmas songs on Gregís radio show. Greg has written 4 novels called, Horrow Show, Shade of Pale, Mojo Hand, and Big Rock Beat. He also released a collection of short stories, some by himself and some with other music artists. The name of it was called, Carved In Rock: Short Stories By Musicians. Some who contributed to these short stories were, Ray Manzarek (of the Doord), Pete Townshend (of the Who), Joan Jett, and Ray Davies (of The Kinks).
The Greg Kihn Band released a total of 14 albums during their musical career together. The names of them are, Greg Kihn (1976), Greg Kihn Again (1977), Next of Kihn (1978), With the Naked Eye (1979), Glass House Rock (1980), Rockihnroll (1981), Kihntinued (1982), Kihnspiracy (1983), Kihntagious (1984), Citizen Kihn (1982). Love and Rock and Roll (1986), Kihn of Hearts (1991), Mutiny (1994), and Horror Show (1996).
The band released a total of 9 singles and they were, The Breakup Song They Donít Write ĎEm (1981), Sheila (1981), The Girl Most Likely (1981), Testify (1982), Happy Man (1982), Jeopardy (1983), Love Never Fails (1983), Lucky (1985), and Love and Rock & Roll (1986).
The Greg Kihn Band had many fans and all of their singles managed to hit the charts. Several of them made it to number 5 on the U. S. And the U. K. Charts. They were not near as popular as a lot of the artists in the 1980's but they were more successful than many who didnít make it to get a hit at all. They will be remembered by their fans for a long time to come.
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