Jay Ferguson (born John Arden Ferguson; May 10, 1947) is an American rock/pop musician, known for his work with Spirit and Jo Jo Gunne, and his solo hits from the late 70's, "Thunder Island" and "Shakedown Cruise". His later career has been as a composer of music for television programs and films.
Born in Burbank, California in the San Fernando Valley, Ferguson grew up in the Van Nuys and Canoga Park sections of Los Angeles. At 12 years old, Ferguson's parents encouraged his musical abilities with classical piano lessons. When he was 16, Ferguson's interest transferred to the banjo. Along with his brother Tom, an accomplished fiddle player, he formed a bluegrass group called The Oat Hill Stump Straddlers including Michael Fondiler and Steve Fondiler. Ferguson was also a member of local garage bands, Western Union and The Red Roosters.
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Альбомы и синглы:
- Real Life Ain't This Way [альбом]
- All Alone in the End Zone [1976, альбом]
- Live 1978 [1978, альбом]
- Thunder Island [1978, альбом]
- Terms and Conditions [1980, альбом]
- White Noise [1982, альбом]
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child [1989, саундтрек]
- Bad Dreams [15.02.2016, саундтрек]
- Best of Jay Ferguson 1976 - 1979 [2006, сборник]