Richard Marx

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Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

16 September 1963, Chicago, Illinois, USA. This singer-songwriter began his career at the age of five, singing on US advertising jingles written by his father. This became his professional vocation until he moved to Los Angeles and worked as a session vocalist in the studio for Lionel Richie, Madonna and Whitney Houston. He also established himself as a songwriter, co-writing Kenny Rogers 1984 hit ‘What About Me?’, and providing material for Chicago, Vixen and Freddie Jackson. Afterwards, Marx embarked on a solo career in his own right, enjoying a string of hits in the late 80s, including ‘Don’t Mean Nothing’ (US number 3, 1987), ‘Should’ve Known Better’ (US number 3, 1987), ‘Endless Summer Nights’ (US number 2, 1988). Three successive US number 1 singles in 1988-89 (‘Hold On To The Nights’, ‘Satisfied’ and ‘Right Here Waiting’), and the hit albums Richard Marx and Repeat Offender (a US...

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