- The Greg Kihn Band
Infobox musical artist |
Name = The Greg Kihn Band
Background = group_or_band
Genre = Rock
Years_active = 1970's-present
Greg KihnSteve Wright Ry Kihn
Past_members = Gary Phillips (Deceased)
Dave Carpender(Deceased) Larry Lynch Joe SatrianiGreg Douglass Robbie Dunbar
The Greg Kihn Band is an American band that was started by frontman
Greg Kihnand bassist Steve Wright. Their hits include " The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em)" ( Billboard Hot 100#15) and "Jeopardy" (Billboard Hot 100 #2).
The band's starting lineup also included
Robbie Dunbaron lead guitar and Larry Lynchon drums. Greg & Steve have been the only two permanent members since the band started in the 1970s. Gary Phillips joined in 1981. The band still performs about twice yearly at Kihn's "Kihncerts" & at the Free Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalkconcert stage.
The band's most recent high-profile activity was "
Hit Me, Baby, One More Time." Although the band lost the competition, they raised awareness, and subsequently money, for Operation Care and Comfort. They also added their cover of " Boulevard of Broken Dreams" to their regular set.
In 2005 Greg's son Ry Kihn joined the band. In 2008, progressive bassist/song-writer Robert Berry joined the band.
With The Naked Eye" (1979)
Citizen Kihn" (1985)
Love and Rock & Roll" (1986)
Joe Satriani- Lead Guitar
*Greg Douglass - guitar
*Robbie Dunbar - guitar
Robert Berry- Bass
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