Kerry Allen Livgren (born September 18, 1949) is an American musician and songwriter, best known as one of the founding members and primary songwriters for the 1970s progressive rock band, Kansas.
Livgren was raised in Topeka, Kansas by his father, Allen Leroy, an industrial engineer, and his mother, Betty (nee McElhiney). He was drawn to music at a young age, his first musical interests developed with classical and jazz influences. His musical odyssey started with an electric guitar he built using a cheap Stella guitar, a Sears amplifier and a low-quality Astatic microphone. Along with learning guitar, Livgren also focused on learning to write songs due to his desire for more creative expression and originality. He attended Washburn University for some time.
Livgren was a member of numerous bands in the late 1960s andЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Seeds of Change [1980, альбом]
- Time Line [1984, альбом]
- Prime Mover [1988, альбом]
- One of Several Possible Musiks [1989, альбом]
- When Things Get Electric [01.05.1995, альбом]
- Odyssey Into the Mind's Eye [07.10.1997, саундтрек]
- Prime Mover II [1998, альбом]
- Reconstructions (Reconstructed) [30.11.1998, альбом]
- Collector's Sedition [2000, альбом]
- Decade [20.02.1992, сборник]
- The Best of Kerry Livgren [01.06.2002, сборник]