- Tom Pagon
Infobox musical artist
Name = Tom Pagon
Img_capt = Tom Pagon in 2007
Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Tomás Pagán
Alias = Tommy Pagan
Born = c.
1954flagicon|United States New York City
Years_active = 1977
Associated_acts = Steppenwolf
URL = [http://www.dailybibleliving.com Official Site]
Tom Pagon (born c.
1954as Tomás Pagán in New York City) is a Christianwriter, pastor, and former rock singer for the band Steppenwolf. He is the former pastor of The Carpenter’s Christian Fellowship, a young nondenominational church in Thousand Oaks, California, where he lives with his wife and daughter. Pagon is a graduate of the Cottonwood School of Ministryin Los Alamitos, California. Prior to that, he attended The Church On The Wayunder Pastor Jack W. Hayford, where he and his wife taught Sunday school.
bassist Nick St. Nicholasand keyboardist Goldy McJohnreformed Steppenwolf in 1977 with guitarist Kent Henry, Pagon was hired to replace lead singer John Kay. Pagon's vocal style brought more of a R&B delivery to the band, as opposed to Kay's more bluesy sound. An album was reputed to have been recorded for release in October of that year, but it never surfaced.
After leaving Steppenwolf, Pagon worked as a writer for "Billboard Magazine". In 2003,
Xulon Presspublished Pagon's book, "40 Lessons I Should Have Learned in Sunday School".
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