|Genres:||Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||70s pop singer-songwriter 80s male vocalists soft rock andrew gold|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||BBC Music Lyrics Official Homepage VIAF Wikipedia|
2 August 1951, Burbank, California, USA. This accomplished guitarist/vocalist/keyboard player was the son of two notable musicians. His father, Ernest Gold, composed several film scores, including Exodus, while his mother, Marni Nixon, provided the off-screen singing voice for actors Audrey Hepburn and Natalie Wood in My Fair Lady and West Side Story, respectively. Andrew Gold first drew attention as a member of Los Angeles-based acts, The Fraternal Order Of The All, Bryndle and the Rangers. Both groups also featured guitarist Kenny Edwards, formerly of the Stone Poneys, and the pair subsequently pursued their careers as part of Linda Ronstadts backing group. Golds skills as a musician and arranger contributed greatly to several of her releases, including Prisoner In Disguise and Hasten Down The Wind, while sessions for Carly Simon, Art Garfunkel and Loudon Wainwright were also undertaken. Gold completed his solo debut in 1975 and the following year he...