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Kenny Loggins

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Loggins circa 1980

Source: Wikipedia

Kenneth Clark Loggins (born January 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.3 His early songwriting compositions were recorded with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in 1970,4 which led to seven albums, performing as the group Loggins and Messina from 1972 to 1977.5 As a solo artist, Loggins experienced a string of soundtrack successes, including an Academy Award nomination for "Footloose" in 1984.6 His early soundtrack contributions date back to the film A Star Is Born in 1976,7 and for much of the 1980s and 1990s, he was known as "The Soundtrack King".38 Finally Home was released in 2013, shortly after Loggins formed the group Blue Sky Riders with Gary Burr and Georgia Middleman.9

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  • Birth name: Kenneth Clark Loggins
  • Born: January 7, 1948 (age 70)Everett, Washington, U.S.
  • Genres: Rock country children's music folk rock yacht rock soft rock12
  • Instruments: Vocals guitar harmonica
  • Years active: 1968–present
  • Labels: ColumbiaMercury
  • Associated acts: Loggins and Messina Stevie Nicks Michael McDonald Blue Sky Riders
  • Website: kennyloggins.com

Read more about Kenny Loggins at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Primary Wave Inks Deals with Kenny Loggins, Count Basie and Pete Waterman: Exclusive
Billboard, 2018-10-04 14:00:36
Primary Wave Music Publishing has concluded wide-ranging deals with Grammy-winning artist Kenny Loggins, iconic British songwriter/producer Pete...

Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins on their long history as soulful yacht rock bros
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-07-11 11:00:00
Kenny Loggins has been thinking lately about “Danger Zone” — specifically whom he might ask to help remake his classic 1980s rock song for the “Top Gun” sequel currently in production. “I’d love to do it with the Foo Fighters,” said the veteran singer and songwriter. “And Needtobreathe is great....

Kenny Loggins Thinks 'Danger Zone' Should Definitely be Included in 'Top Gun' Sequel
Billboard, 2018-06-08 01:38:50
News of a Top Gun sequel has had the internet buzzing, especially since the announcement on Wednesday (June 6) that Val Kilmer will be...

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