Kenny Loggins

Genres: Children's Music Comedy Folk Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": 80s pop rock singer-songwriter soundtrack soft rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

7 January 1948, Everett, Washington, USA. Loggins, who began his career as a staff writer for Wingate Music, came to prominence as a member of Loggins And Messina from 1971-77. After separating from Jim Messina, he set out on a solo recording career, specialising in rock ballads such as ‘Whenever I Call You ‘Friend’’, a 1978 US Top 5 hit which was co-written by Melissa Manchester and had harmony vocals by Stevie Nicks. In 1979, Loggins enjoyed a Top 20 hit with ‘This Is It’ and co-wrote the Doobie Brothers’ million-selling US chart-topper ‘What A Fool Believes’ with the band’s singer, Michael McDonald. The US Top 20 hit ‘Don’t Fight It’, meanwhile, was a collaboration with Journey singer Steve Perry. During the 80s, Loggins came to prominence as a writer and performer of theme songs for the new breed of Hollywood action movies. Beginning with 1980’s Top 10 hit ‘I’m Alright’ (from...

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